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Press Releases / 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2013

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

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 for students from the FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety in Brooklyn at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 21st at the FDNY Academy on Randall’s Island.

The 52 graduating students are the school’s sixth 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).

Sixty-nine percent of this year’s graduates plan to attend college in the fall.  Twelve graduates will participate in the FDNY EMS Academy Summer EMT Certification Class at Fort Totten, which is funded by the FDNY Foundation.

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:

Friday, June 21, 2013 – 10 a.m.

 

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

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

 

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