Fillpot clarified that Ray served as a substitute driver employed by a private company under contract with the school district. He mentioned that the district was currently in the process of reevaluating its association with the private contractor, First Student.
Following Ray’s DUI incident, First Student issued a statement indicating their initiation of an internal investigation in collaboration with authorities.
“We understand and acknowledge the concern this incident has raised. We take this matter very seriously. First Student is cooperating with local authorities in their investigation and conducting our own internal review. As part of our standard procedure, the driver was promptly suspended from service pending the investigation’s outcome. Due to the ongoing investigation, we are unable to provide further comments.”
Readers on Apost.com praised Luna for his courageous actions.
“Excellent job. I hope someone recognizes and rewards this young man for his exceptionally mature actions. Way to go, Troy!” remarked Pamela Lea.
“Intelligent boy! You made the right decision and set a great example for everyone!” added Therese Coles Brookes.
YouTube viewers echoed similar sentiments.
“Peer pressure is challenging to resist, and Troy’s peers were encouraging him not to call the police, fearing trouble. Despite the pressure, Troy stood firm and dialed 911. Thank goodness he did. WELL DONE TROY. I wish you all the best,” commented Elizabeth Keimach.