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Princeton awards First Transit driver with honorary degree

Posted on June 17, 2013

First Transit driver Helen Joynes was recently recognized by the Princeton University class of 2013 as one of its honorary graduates for her distinguished service to the university.

"I know I speak for First Transit in saying how proud we are of Helen and how much we value her service to Princeton University,” said Scott Conroy, First Transit director, operations. “This is an unprecedented honor for one of our employees and really exemplifies the professionalism and connection to the university community we aspire to create.”

Joynes has served Princeton University’s Tiger Transit since 2009.

“Helen has an irreproachable professionalism,” added Steven Skoler, First Transit area GM. “She exemplifies customer service, always going above and beyond to provide safe and enjoyable transportation around the Princeton University Campus.”

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