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FDNY HS Students Become Great Debaters


FDNY HS Students Become Great Debaters
Students in the FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety's Job Readiness Class faced off in their first thrilling debate on Nov. 13.
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FDNY Teens Achieve Summer Success


FDNY Teens Achieve Summer Success
August was a busy month for the Office of Recruitment and Diversity's Youth Workforce Development Program.
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Former FDNY Explorer Becomes a Post Advisor


Former FDNY Explorer Becomes a Post Advisor
Not too long ago, FDNY EMT Zarhar Washington was training at the Department's EMS and Fire academies with other city high schoolers as a Fire and Emergency Medical Services Explorer. The experience, Washington explained, was a life-changing one for him, because it motivated him to pursue a career as an EMT.
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FDNY Firefighters Inspire “I Have a Dream“ New York Students


FDNY Firefighters Inspire “I Have a Dream“ New York Students
FDNY Firefighters educated students from the "I Have a Dream" New York Foundation about the career opportunities within the FDNY on June 23 during a special visit at the Department's Headquarters in Brooklyn.
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FDNY High School Alumnus Makes History


FDNY High School Alumnus Makes History
When he walked across the stage on June 3 to become one of 286 Probationary Firefighters to graduate from the Fire Academy, FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety alumnus Tristan Echols also became the second FDNY Firefighter from the high school.
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FDNY HS Hosts Eighth Annual EMS Games


FDNY HS Hosts Eighth Annual EMS Games
The Eighth Annual FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety EMS Games was a special one on May 16, with 36 city students participating in the challenging event.
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FDNY HS Alumni Update: Arallia Heggs


FDNY HS Alumni Update: Arallia Heggs
"Life-changing" is the adjective that FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety alumna Arallia Heggs used to describe her alma mater.
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FDNY HS Alumni Graduate from EMS Academy


FDNY HS Alumni Graduate from EMS Academy
Friends and family cheered as 161 FDNY paramedics and EMTs graduated from the Academy in December. The graduating class included FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety alumni Derrick Henderson, Jose Pacheco, Christopher Parente, Ezequiel Rodriguez and Malaysia Wheeless.
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FDNY HS Students Host Community Fair


FDNY HS Students Host Community Fair
It was an evening of learning for more than 170 people at the FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety in November as FDNY Prep Class students hosted a Community Health and Life Safety Fair.
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FDNY High School Seniors Become Great Debaters


FDNY High School Seniors Become Great Debaters
That is the question that FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety seniors answered on Nov. 8 as participants in a Job Readiness Debate.
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FDNY HS Alumni Inspire UASEM Students


FDNY HS Alumni Inspire UASEM Students
FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety alumni showcased their physical fitness skills and FDNY career knowledge to 140 city students on Oct. 23 as part of The Urban Assembly School for Emergency Management's (UASEM) special visit to the Fire Academy at Randall's Island.
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FDNY High School Alumni Become State Certified EMTs


FDNY High School Alumni Become State Certified EMTs
The FDNY celebrated the achievements of 11 newly-certified Emergency Medical Technicians on Aug. 22 during an EMT Basic Completion Ceremony at its Headquarters in Brooklyn.
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FDNY Hosts Inaugural Explorers Recognition Dinner


FDNY Hosts Inaugural Explorers Recognition Dinner
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.
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FDNY Explorers Lead Fifth Annual Exploring Competition


FDNY Explorers Lead Fifth Annual Exploring Competition
The FDNY's Explorers earned a slew of awards in August as participants in the Fifth Annual Exploring Competition at Randall's Island.
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FDNY HS Students Win Top Honors at EMS Games


FDNY HS Students Win Top Honors at EMS Games
FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety students showcased their academic, athletic and life saving skills in May as competitors in the FDNY's Seventh Annual High School EMS Games.
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FDNY Firefighters Help Teens Enhance Their Physical Fitness


FDNY Firefighters Help Teens Enhance Their Physical Fitness
Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City was packed with teens running, jumping, belting out push-ups and more in April as the FDNY led a Days of Heroes Career Exploration, Fitness and Self-Empowerment Workshop.
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FDNY High School Students Prepare for the Workforce


FDNY High School Students Prepare for the Workforce
Seniors in the FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety's Job Readiness Class were able to get a jumpstart in preparing for the real world in April as participants in a Résumé Writing Workshop.
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High Schoolers Learn About FDNY Careers


High Schoolers Learn About FDNY Careers
Fourteen high school students learned about a host of careers in the FDNY in April during an Afternoon of Mentoring event at the FDNY's Headquarters in Brooklyn.
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FDNY Members Offer Career Guidance to Students in the New York Urban League


FDNY Members Offer Career Guidance to Students in the New York Urban League
The FDNY's uniformed personnel and civilian staff shared career information and advice during two events for high school students in the New York Urban League in March.
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FDNY Explorers Learn Life Lessons at Health Awareness Seminar


FDNY Explorers Learn Life Lessons at Health Awareness Seminar
As part of the FDNY's ongoing efforts to encourage the next generation of leaders, the Department hosted a Health Awareness Seminar for more than 100 students from the Fire and Emergency Services Exploring Program on March 21 at FDNY Headquarters.
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Firefighter Hopefuls Take CPAT Training


Firefighter Hopefuls Take CPAT Training
Hundreds of aspiring firefighters are preparing for the physical portion of the FDNY firefighter exam by participating in the FDNY's Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) Training at Randall's Island in New York City.
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