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Fire Academy graduates Class of 2013

Written by  Fenceviewer Staff Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 8:08 am
Hancock County Fire Academy Lead Instructor Kevin Bland addresses the crowd at graduation June 1. Hancock County Fire Academy Lead Instructor Kevin Bland addresses the crowd at graduation June 1. PHOTOS BY TINA SMITH, FRANKLIN FIRE AND HCFA PHOTOGRAPHER

ELLSWORTH — Saturday, June 1, was graduation day for 24 students who spent five months training at the Hancock County Fire Academy this year.

Class President Chris Wilcox of the Bangor Fire Department told his classmates that they had entered the academy as individuals and were leaving as a team and a family.

“This academy has gone above and beyond teaching us just how to be a good firefighter,” Wilcox said. “We have also learned the importance of competency, compassion, physical fitness and pride, to name a few.”

Lead Instructor Kevin Bland spoke of the importance of the training and of students pushing themselves out of their comfort zones to learn more each day.

Bland thanked the fire chiefs, County Commissioners, academy instructors and the Hancock County Firefighters’ Association Training & Education Committee for their continued support.

Hancock County Fire Academy Graduates

Southwest Harbor Fire – Barry Fletcher, Colton Sanborn and Benjamin Hampton

Ellsworth Fire – Matt Fendl, Greg Beal, Sam Hanna, Brandon Randall and Adam Brackett

Trenton Fire – Elizabeth Keene

Lamoine Fire – Rick Gallegos and Lance Bishop

Islesford Fire – Cote Hadlock

Castine Fire – Sam Brown, Lisa Burton, Evan Gaskin and Christopher Carter

Gouldsboro Fire – Tate McLean

Hancock Fire – Jeremy Ogden

Tremont Fire- Justin Kelley

Penobscot Fire – Kathleen Ruggiero

Surry Fire – Bryan Tucker

Harrington Fire – John Hedberg

Milbridge Fire – Shawn Tucker

Bangor Fire – Christopher Wilcox

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