Pat Beesmer, an Ethan Allen Transportation bus driver with the Kingston School District for 47 years has been rewarded for her excellent service record and dedication to the children of that school district. Ms. Beesmer is an exceptional employee who rarely misses a day of work and takes the time to get to know the young people she transports. She also enjoys excellent relationships with parents, school administrators and co-workers.
Currently transporting students to and from the Ernest C. Myer Elementary School, Ms. Beesmer has been a school bus driver in the Kingston School District for 47 years. She initially started driving a school bus in 1966 when her youngest child was starting school and today continues to transport children every Monday through Friday during the school year.
Award: The Mid-Hudson Transportation Supervisors Association (MHTSA) has named Ethan Allen Transportation school bus driver Pat Beesmer “2013 Ulster County Bus
Driver of the Year.” The award, which recognizes Ms. Beesmer’s exemplary service and safety record, is presented in conjunction with Operation Safe Stop Day, a program begun in 1993 in the Mohawk Valley area of NY that brings together local school districts and law enforcement agencies to cooperate on ticketing motorists who illegally pass school buses that are stopped to pick up or drop off schoolchildren.
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