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Rowan's Bryson Nesbitt Takes First Place at State ROADeo

Bryson Nesbitt

Bryson Nesbitt, a school bus driver from Rowan County received a check for $500, a certificate and a trophy as winner of the state ROADeo finals. He will represent North Carolina at the 41st Annual School Bus Driver International Safety Competition to be held in Baltimore, Maryland.

Forty-three school bus drivers advance through district competition to the state finals in The North Carolina State School Bus Driving Competition was held on Thursday, May 26, 2011  at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh.   The event is co-sponsored by the NC Pupil Transportation, the Division of Motor Vehicles, Wake County Schools and DPI Transportation Services. Forty-three contenders from across the state advanced through district competition to participate in the “ROADeo” finals.   

The top ten winners are shown below with event organizers.


Pictured Left to Right:
Derek Graham (DPI), Don Johnson (DMV), Chris Owens (9th - Clinton City), Connie Hope (7th - Sampson), Jimmy Ward (10th - Beaufort), Byron Lawson (3rd - Wake),  Bill Farson (5th - Union), Bryson Nesbitt (1st - Rowan), Jeff Mellen (4th - Wake), Charles Mantie (2rd - Jones), Michael Cunningham (6th - Durham), Sharon Miller (8th - Davie), Jerry Wynne (NCPTA)

Bryson Nesbitt drives for Corriher-Lipe Middle School and South Rowan High School. As first place winner, he received a check for $500, a certificate and a trophy. He will represent North Carolina at the 41st Annual School Bus Driver International Safety Competition to be held in Baltimore, Maryland on July 16th and 17th, 2011.

Winners of the District Competitions are listed below:

1st Place
$100

County

2nd Place
$75

County

3rd Place
$50

County
District 1
Mitchell Banner
Avery
Tonya Ledford
Buncombe
Adrian Pearson
Buncombe
District 2
Kevin Cox
Durham
Michael D. Cunningham
Durham
Carl W. Fardy
Durham
District 3
Jeffrey Mellen
Wake
Byron Lanier
Wake
James Ragland
Wake
District 4
Adrian Williams
Cumberland
Charles Mantie
Jones
Traci Robinson
Cumberland
District 5
Bryson Nesbitt
Rowan
Jason Simpson
Union
Steven West
Cabarrus
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
 
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