Richard Hall, an employee of Floyd County school district, has been selected as the 2010 National School Transportation Association (NSTA) first place winner in the School Bus Driver International Safety Competition held in St. Louis. In addition, the Floyd County school district was presented with an employer award for employing the first place winner in the small bus class competition. Hall also won first place in the district, region and state KAPT School Bus Driver Roadeo Competitions in the small bus category.
He has served as a bus driver for 25 years. Drivers participating in nationals were tested first with a written assessment and then contestants got behind the wheel of a bus to put their driving skills to the test, competing in one of three categories (conventional, transit or small bus).