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FDNY Hosts Inaugural Explorers Recognition Dinner

FDNY Explorers Andrew Davis, left, and Derron Bucknor were all smiles during the Inaugural Explorers Recognition Dinner on Aug. 24.
FDNY Explorers Andrew Davis, left, and Derron Bucknor were all smiles during the Inaugural Explorers Recognition Dinner on Aug. 24.

The FDNY celebrated the outstanding achievements of its Fire and Emergency Medical Service Explorers on Aug. 24 during the Inaugural Explorers Recognition Dinner at the New York City Fire Museum.

During the celebration, FDNY Office of Recruitment and Diversity Deputy Director Nafeesah Noonan honored Explorers from each post for their exceptional accomplishments this year, which includes the completion of 4,532 hours of community service. Explorers Derron Bucknor, Zahar Washington, Nicole Pena, Rayshawn Lewis, Bertrand Mahy and Augustine Diaz were also named as the recipients of the FDNY Explorer of the Year Award.

FDNY Explorers and their post advisors celebrated their achievements this year during the Inaugural Explorers Recognition Dinner on Aug. 24.
FDNY Explorers and their post advisors celebrated their achievements this year during the Inaugural Explorers Recognition Dinner on Aug. 24.

Other honorees included the FDNY’s “Probie” School and Health and Fitness Unit, as well as the program’s lead post and associate post advisors. In addition to dinner, dancing and camaraderie, the event featured many well-wishes for the program’s continued success.

The FDNY’s Fire and Emergency Medical Service Exploring Program educates students ages 14 to 20 about the fire and emergency services careers, while also enhancing their leadership, life and service skills. Explorers participate in firefighting and EMS training, exploring competitions, community service projects and more. For more information, please click here.

During the FDNY's Inaugural Explorers Recognition Dinner on Aug. 24, Office of Recruitment and Diversity Deputy Director Nafeesah Noonan, left, honored each post advisor, including FDNY EMT Freda Scott, right, for their dedication and leadership.
During the FDNY's Inaugural Explorers Recognition Dinner on Aug. 24, Office of Recruitment and Diversity Deputy Director Nafeesah Noonan, left, honored each post advisor, including FDNY EMT Freda Scott, right, for their dedication and leadership.

 

 

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