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DeKalb Students Riding In Alternative Fuel Buses

WHAT: DeKalb County Central United School District is featuring the addition of three clean-
burning propane autogas powered school buses to its current bus fleet, in this half
hour unveiling ceremony. DeKalb County Central is the first district in this Indiana region to
add propane autogas buses to its fleet.
In addition to comments discussing the decision to implement propane autogas school
buses, there will be a key hand-off ceremony and school buses on display.
WHO: DeKalb County Central United School District:
Sherry Grate, Superintendent
Renee Dawson, Director of Transportation and School Safety
MacAllister Transportation:
Ryan Campbell, Transportation Sales Manager
Blue Bird:
Ryan Zic, Regional Alternative Fuels Manager
ROUSH CleanTech:
Derek Whaley, Business Development Manager
Mark Gibson, President
WHEN: Monday, August 3, 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: DeKalb County Central United Schools Transportation Department
3424 County Road 31, Auburn, Indiana 46706
WHY: Indiana’s DeKalb County Central United School District invites you to see the future of
alternative fuel school bus innovation. MacAllister Transportation, Blue Bird and
ROUSH CleanTech will team with DeKalb County Central to unveil the district’s three
new school buses powered by domestically produced, cost-efficient propane autogas.
Featured speakers will be available for interviews after the ceremony.
HOW: R.S.V.P. to Renee Dawson, 260.920.1058,