Carteret County bus driver finishes eighth in state-wide event

George Ketchum (Photo courtesy of Carteret County Schools)

RALEIGH - Carteret County Schools bus driver George Ketchum placed 8th overall in the state-wide NC School Bus Drivers Rode on May 25.

Ketchum works at White Oak Elementary School and has been driving a school bus for six years.

The event took place at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Ketchum qualified to compete in the competition after winning the Carteret County competition and then winning at the district level. Ketchum competed against 30 drivers at the state competition. The state competition included a driving skills tests and a written test.

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