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To further the interest and objectives of its members through the Indiana State Legislature. To provide services designed to meet the needs of its members. The Association was organized in Hamilton County, December 29, 1937.

10 Things School Bus Drivers Wish Parents Would Teach Their Children:

  1. No loud talking / screaming on the bus.
  2. Stay seated until the bus comes to a full stop.
  3. Keep hands to yourself. No horseplay.
  4. No eating on the bus.
  5. Be on time for your bus stop.
  6. Cross in front of the bus.
  7. Do not stand in the aisles.
  8. Pay attention when loading/unloading the bus.
  9. Communicate with the driver.
  10. Be responsible. Follow the driver's directions.


2020 Scholarship Recipients

     Taylor Godfrey

Taylor Godfrey of Russiaville, Indiana has been selected as one of the 2020 scholarship recipients. She graduated from Western High School near Kokomo, Indiana.

Taylor has taken numerous Honor, Dual Credit, and AP classes while attending Western High School. She is also a National Honor Society member and is active in Spanish Club, 4-H, and past president of Western ‘ s FFA. Taylor has been on the “A” honor roll and participated in the ISSMA district and state band, Howard County student leadership summit, Academic Achievement, and Badminton club. She has volunteered for numerous events including Oakbrook Valley with dad camp, Kokomo Rescue mission, and Pine Valley serving food to underprivileged families. Taylor is the daughter of Rodney and Natalie Godfrey and the granddaughter of association member Diana Godfrey. Her future plans are to attend Ivey Tech Community College to study advanced manufacturing classes and earn her Associates' degree and transfer to Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana to complete a degree in manufacturing.

    Abigail DeArmitt

Abigail DeArmitt of Franklin, Indiana has been selected as one of the 2020 scholarship recipients. She graduated from Franklin High School, Franklin, Indiana.

Abigail is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Student-Athlete Leadership Council, BPA, and also a four-year varsity letter winner in basketball. She has also received honors in Math, English, Social Studies, and Spanish. Abigail has also received awards from Mid-State Athletic Conference Scholar Award, Harvard Model Congress-Honorable Mention, Ap-Language & Composition, AP-Psychology, AP-History, and Franklin High School Top Scholar Award. She has volunteered at Johnson Memorial Hospital, Youth Camps, and Johnson County Special Olympics. Abigail is the granddaughter of association member Mike Smith. Abigail’s future plans are to attend Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana to obtain a law degree. The Indiana State School Bus Drivers Association would like to congratulate Taylor Godfrey and Abigail DeArmitt for being selected as the 2020 scholarship recipients and wish them a successful future.