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Press Releases / 2003 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 8, 2003


Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to preside over Graduation Ceremony for 292 Probationary Firefighters

Class is one of the most diverse to graduate the Fire Academy in decades

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta tomorrow will preside over a graduation ceremony for 292 Probationary Firefighters. The “Probies” have successfully completed the rigorous 12-week training program and will now be assigned to fire companies throughout the five boroughs. The class is one of the most diverse in recent history. More than twenty percent of the class are minorities, and four of tomorrow’s graduates are female.


Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta, Chief of Department Frank Cruthers, Top FDNY Officials, members of graduating class and hundreds of family members and friends


Graduation Ceremony for 292 Probationary Firefighters


Walt Whitman Hall - Brooklyn College, Nostrand Avenue / Avenue H


Thursday, December 11th - 11:00 AM



Contact: Francis X. Gribbon / Michael Loughran (FDNY) (718) 999-2056

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