KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Five Knox County bus drivers were recognized Thursday for all they do to keep kids safe on the way to and from school.
Randel Courtney who drives for Brickey McCloud, Melissa Hendrix who drives for West Haven, Joe Miller who drives for Halls, Howard Mitchell who drives for Farragut and Jean Morris who also drives for Farragut all received the honor.
The county teamed up with Ted Russell Ford and WIVK to honor the drivers. Each driver received a $100 check and a certificate of appreciation.
The county conducts multiple safety checks throughout the year. Drivers who pass are put into the running for the monthly bus driver awards.