Bowling Green Independent schools adds to the summer feeding program

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- Next year, the Bowling Green Independent School District will be utilizing one of its buses for something other than picking up and dropping off students.

The Bowling Green school board voted to spend $50,000 to turn a school bus into a bus that delivers food to students during the summer months.

The bus will include amenities like cooling and warming boxes for food and tables with seats so the kids can escape from the hot sun.

The district’s summer feeding program offers free meals to students at the schools, and through vans that deliver food. The bus will be added to the fleet. Director of food services at the Bowling Green Independent schools Dalla Emerson said she’s hoping the bus will be used for more than just the summer feeding program.

“We have some awesome plans, and we’re hoping that the kids will benefit greatly from it throughout the summer and throughout the school year. We’re hoping to use the bus not just in the summer, but all throughout the year to educate the kids,”

The new summer feeding bus is expected to hit the roads when the summer feeding program starts next year.