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HERTFORD COUNTY BUS DRIVER NAMED TOP IN THE STATE

Several school bus drivers from the east demonstrated their skills Thursday in the annual State School Bus ROADeo at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh.

A total of 43 school bus drivers participated in the final testing and driving competition to name the top school bus driver in North Carolina.  Drivers from several Eastern NC counties competed and Eric Turner of Hertford County took the top prize.

The other top nine drivers in order of finish from 2nd to 10th place were:

  • Mitch Banner (Avery County Schools)
  • Billy McKemey (Wake County Schools)
  • William Chapman (Cumberland County Schools)
  • Chris Owens (Clinton City Schools)
  • Bryson Nesbitt (Kannapolis City Schools)
  • Beverly Williams (Union County Schools)
  • James Pennington (Ashe County Schools)
  • Connie Hope (Sampson County Schools)
  • Reginald Jones (Craven County Schools)

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