Thomas Built Buses Pledges $100,000 to Guilford County Schools
HIGH POINT, NC – February 6, 2017 – Thomas Built Buses and parent company Daimler Trucks North America have pledged $100,000 to support Guilford County Schools in 2017 as part of the DaimlerCares program. Through this program, Daimler Trucks North America is able to partner with each of its brands to serve non-profits in the local communities that they serve with monetary donations and employee time.
“Throughout the past 100 years, the High Point community has given so much to us at Thomas Built Buses. Investing locally allows us to not only say thank
The $100,000 donation will provide
“Thomas Built Buses has been dedicated to Guilford County Schools for years, particularly when it comes to their passionate involvement with Oak Hill Elementary. We are grateful for their donation and excited to partner with them this year,” said Meg Sheehan, western region superintendent of Guilford County Schools.
About Thomas Built Buses
Founded in 1916, Thomas Built Buses is a leading manufacturer of school buses in North America. Since the first Thomas Built bus rolled off the assembly line, the company has been committed to delivering the smartest and most innovative buses in North America. Learn more at www.thomasbus.com or at http://www.facebook.com/thomasbuiltbuses.
Thomas Built Buses, Inc., headquartered in High Point, N.C., is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America and a leading manufacturer of class 4-8 vehicles. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets commercial vehicles under the Freightliner, Western
Caley Edgerly, president and CEO of Thomas Built Buses, presents $100,000 pledge to school board chair; Sharon L. Contreras, Ph.D., Guilford County Schools Superintendent
From left to right: Alan Duncan, school board chair; Sharon L. Contreras, Ph.D., Guilford County Schools Superintendent; Caley Edgerly, President and CEO Thomas Built Buses; Anita Sharpe, District 2 School Board Representative; Linda Welborn, District 4 School Board Representative; Wes Cashwell, District 6 School Board Representative; T. Dianne Bellamy Small, District 1 School Board Representative