80-year-old Alvin ISD bus driver makes lasting impact

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Monday, June 5, 2023
Alvin ISD bus driver makes lasting impact
It's a tough job, but this 80-year-old makes driving a school bus look easy. After 40 years behind the wheel, Peggy Worrel shares what keeps her going.

ALVIN, Texas -- At the end of the 2022-2023 school year, Alvin ISD recognized Peggy Worrel as the district's transportation employee of the year. The 80-year-old woman has been a bus driver with Alvin ISD 40 years and counting.

"I just like driving the big bus, the kids," Worrel said. "I like being behind the wheel. I like being in control."

You can see more on the lasting impact she's made to generations of students in the video above.