Gayle Kent Reid is the co owner of Reid & Reid, Inc. a school bus company in Huntingtown, Maryland. The company provides transportation for students to and from school, for field trips, as well as charter services for churches, daycares and community activities. Gayle was born and raised in Calvert County, Maryland. She received a Bachelor of Science in Education from Bowie State University and began her teaching career in Calvert County after graduation. Gayle continued her education by attending George Washington University in Washington, D.C. where she received a Masters degree in education and later attended Western Maryland College now Known as McDaniel’s College receiving her certification in Administration. Gayle spent her entire teaching career of thirty years in Calvert County. During her tenure there she served as a CEA representative for twenty five years, worked with afterschool instruction to improve student skills, and conducted training workshop for the State Department of Education. She is very proud to have been selected as teacher of the year five times during her career. Gayle has been married to Vaughn D. Reid Sr. for thirty five years. Gayle and Vaughn have been blessed to have many children in their life. They have had the opportunity to help raise seven children in their home. Those children have produced eleven grandchildren so far. They attend Plum Point United Methodist Church where Gayle is a lay leader and is active on many church committees. Gayle also recently began a position as an aide for students with special needs on the school buses. Gayle hopes to continue to improve the structure and quality of their business so that they are able to share the blessing that they have received with the community that has been such an important part of her life.