LISLE, Ill., Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of The Next Stop initiative, IC Bus has launched an Imagination Contest for students K-8 to dream up the bus of the future as well as give student participants a chance to win a $1,000 college scholarship and $500 toward a field trip for their class. The nationwide contest begins September 15, and invites students to create the school bus of the future in a drawing, poem, video, picture, sculpture or model. Entries will be accepted through October 13.
"The Next Stop: Imagination Contest will allow the youngest of inventors to share their artistic vision of the future of the bus industry," said Trish Reed, vice president and general manager, IC Bus. "We're proud to be a leader in the bus industry and we're excited to include K-8 students in the process of envisioning the next generation of bus innovation."
All entries will be showcased in an online gallery for a public vote, and two winners will be announced the week of November 7.
"Through its leading dealer network, IC Bus has formed strong connections with pupil transportation departments in the communities we serve," said Mark Johnson, vice president, Marketing, Navistar, parent company of IC Bus. "This program extends our relationship to all our stakeholders – including parents, students, teachers and administrators– to enlist their support in helping us think about and shape the future of the bus industry."
The Next Stop is a new IC Bus initiative aimed at imagining the needs of the bus industry's future. Through a collaborative approach, IC Bus will lead the way in bringing together the brightest minds of the industry to map out the road ahead. Find out more at http://ICBus.com/Imagine.
About IC Bus
IC Bus, LLC of Lisle, Ill., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navistar, Inc. (NYSE: NAV). The nation's largest integrated manufacturer of school buses, IC Bus is a global leader in passenger protection, chassis design, engines and ergonomics. The company is also a producer of commercial buses. All IC Bus™ buses are sold, serviced and supported through a renowned dealer network that offers an integrated customer program encompassing parts, training and service. Additional information is available at www.icbus.com.
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