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Press Releases / 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 23, 2010

FIRE COMMISSIONER CASSANO TO PRESIDE AT CEREMONY
FOR FDNY HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano, Chief of Department Edward Kilduff, Principal James Anderson and other FDNY officials will preside over a graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 24th at the FDNY Academy on Randall’s Island for students from the FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety in Brooklyn.

The 48 graduating students are the school’s third graduating class.  The students have successfully completed a rigorous academic program that emphasizes leadership and strength as core values along with the academic and physical skills necessary for emergency responders. The school strives to introduce its students to future careers with the FDNY, either as firefighters, paramedics, or emergency medical technicians (EMTs).

Seventy percent of graduates are going on to college and a number of them are working toward careers with the FDNY.

WHO:

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano, Chief of Department Edward Kilduff, Principal James Anderson, and other FDNY officials

WHERE:

FDNY Training Academy, Building 12 – Randall’s Island, NY

WHEN:

Thursday, June 24 at 10 a.m.

 

Press Contact: Francis X. Gribbon & Steve Ritea, (FDNY) (718) 999-2056

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

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