School Bus Driver Wins MVP Express Personnel Award

Ken Patterson received a check from Bob Funk at Express Employment of Oklahoma, in recognition of his 20 years of school bus driving. (Photo courtesy of Oklahoma's News 4.)
Ken Patterson received a large check from Bob Funk at Express Employment of Oklahoma, in recognition of his 20 years of school bus driving. (Photo courtesy of Oklahoma's News 4.)

School bus driver Ken Patterson at Western Heights School District in Oklahoma has received the Most Valuable Performer (MVP) Express Personnel Award, which is sponsored by KFOR-TV and Express Employment Professionals, reported Oklahoma’s News 4.

Patterson has been a driver for the past 20 years, and during the school year, he drives students with special needs. He was nominated for the award by his supervisor, Eddie Wood, the station reported.

The MVP award allows individuals to nominate a co-worker who goes above and beyond normal. The winner receives a $5,000 cash prize, according to the nomination website. One winner is selected monthly.

“I love being with the kids. I feel like they are my kids, on my bus. And I love the employees I work with and the school district,” said Ken Patterson, the report noted.


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