Darrell Rickard, Lakeland Joint School District's transportation director, was recently named Supervisor of the Year by the Idaho Association of Pupil Transportation, while Tom Taggart, the district's business director, was named the Business Official of the Year by the Idaho Association of School Business Officials.
They received the awards during the organizations' annual conferences in June.
Rickard has been transportation supervisor for nine years. He started with the district in 1997 as a school bus driver. He worked his way to mechanics helper/driver trainer.
In 2004 he was given the supervisory job.