Hall of Fame
into the VAPT Hall of Fame represents the highest honor in school
transportation that the VAPT can bestow upon an individual. Nominees
must be strong supporters of school bus safety.
Dr. Barbara Goodman named Recipient for 2014
VAPT Hall of Fame Honor Roll
Hall of Fame
The Virginia Association for Pupil Transportation (VAPT) is
accepting nominations for an Inductee to be honored for outstanding
contributions to VAPT and school transportation safety on a
national, state, local, or industry level. We invite you to nominate
someone deserving of this Hall of Fame Award.
the Hall of Fame is intended to be a special honor to living persons
rather than a memorial to those who have passed away. However if an
individual is deemed worthy the award may be given posthumously. It
represents the highest honor in school transportation that the VAPT
can bestow upon an individual. Nominees must be strong supporters of
school bus safety.
Selection for the VAPT Hall of Fame Award will be based upon, but
not limited to, the following persons:
(currently employed) or retired local transportation, state
transportation or industry transportation representative;
individual who is not living; but is deemed worthy by the
selection committee provided that he/she meets the criteria
who supports school bus safety issues and the VAPT;
who promotes public relations on behalf of school transportation
issues and the VAPT through writing and speaking;
who participates in activities at the local, state or national
level that represent or reflect the positive attributes of VAPT
and school transportation safety;
who is diligent in serving the cause of pupil transportation and
the VAPT through service, contribution, inventions, etc: and/or;
who has developed procedures or has other accomplishments
considered as being worthy of recognition;
A short biographical sketch
Information about the individual's professional experience, civic
activities, career highlights, family, background, years of service
in the pupil transportation field, etc.
Summary of major accomplishments
A brief summary to describe a candidate’s major accomplishments in
the pupil transportation industry.
Activities and contributions
A description of how has the nominee has promoted safety issues for
pupil transportation, (i.e., talks at civic club meetings, donations
to scholarships, and contributions significant in promoting safety
issues for pupil transportation
List of service and leadership provided to one or more safety
organizations (i.e., serving as officer or board member, committee
chair, executive director, etc.)
GENERAL RULES AND GUIDELINES
The goal is to
maintain this award as the highest honor bestowed by the
Virginia Association for Pupil Transportation.
Committee will consider only those being nominated in the
Committee will consider only the information presented with the
Committee will not communicate with nominators for additional
follow the format and use the proper nomination form. Also, the
appropriate outline shall be used with attachments.
pages of the nomination form must be completely filled out.
for the Hall of Fame Award will be notified as soon as possible
after the Selection Committee meets. If a candidate is deceased,
the nominator will be notified. The nominators of the
unsuccessful candidates also will be notified of the committee's
The deadline for
nominations will be April 30 of each year. The Selection
Committee will have nomination selections completed by June 1 of
selected for the Hall of Fame Award will be announced at the
annual Virginia Association for Pupil Transportation/Department
of Education (DOE) conference.
Individuals and organizations may
not nominate more than one (1) individual per year.
Click here rules, guidelines, and for a nomination
form. Send it to the address on the form.