School Bus Driver Appreciation Week
Updated: Friday, February 15 2013, 12:50 PM EST
This week we honor our school bus drivers and the important responsibility they take on each day.
Governor Pat McCrory declared this week "School Bus Driver Appreciation Week"!
Thursday, the State Superintendent hopped on an Ellenboro Elementary school bus to ride along with students and talk to the bus drivers.
June Atkinson, State Superintendent, "we have to remember that our bus drivers are the very first people in education who see our students each morning"
More than 13,000 yellow buses travel North Carolina roads to safely transport 790,000 students to school each morning.