Joe Tinius, superintendent of the Bowling Green Independent School District, will be honored tonight by the Kentucky Association for Pupil Transportation as superintendent of the year, a release said.

KAPT is hosting its 23rd annual leadership seminar for pupil transportation directors, driver trainers, other personnel, mechanics and mechanic supervisors at the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green.

“The seminar is designed for all types of pupil transportation personnel who desire a higher level of effectiveness in their area of responsibility,” said Leslie Peek, city schools spokeswoman, in a release.

Sharon Curtis of Barren County will be honored as other personnel of the year, and Leonard Smith of Barren County will be honored as bus driver of the year, the release noted.

The KAPT awards banquet will begin at 6:30 p.m. today. Scholarships will be awarded to four Kentucky students. Each scholarship is $1,000. The students are from Marion County High School, Madison Southern High School, Woodford County High School and Magoffin County High School. 

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