SOUTH COATESVILLE, PA — On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus held a graduation ceremony for the Spring Firefighter 1 Class. Thirteen cadets received their Firefighter 1 Certificate from someone they chose to help them celebrate their achievement.
Chief Robert Corrigan, Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Chief, Philadelphia International Airport was the honored guest speaker. Patrick Hayes, West Bradford Fire Company, was chosen by his classmates as Class Spokesperson.
Travis Weiler, Twin Valley Fire Department and Benuel Stoltzfus, Cochranville Fire Company, were presented with Class Cadet Awards.
Dave “Splinter” McKinney was recognized for 50 years of service to the Fire Service Community. Splinter is a Fire Instructor for the Chester County Department of Emergency Services.
Congratulations to the new Firefighter 1 Graduates:
- Amy Bingaman, Minquas Fire Co.
- Dillion Copeland, Wagontown Fire Co.
- Brian DiFrancesco, Minquas Fire Co.
- Will Fester, Honeybrook Fire Co.
- Dale Gentry, Honebrook Fire Co.
- Patrick Hayes, West Bradford Fire Co.
- Christian Juliana, Goshen Fire Co.
- Michael Leidy, Christiana Fire Co., Lancaster County
- Jonathan Porter, Twin Valley Fire Dept.
- Cameron Spencer, West Whiteland Fire Co.
- Benuel Stoltzfus, Cochranville Fire Co.
- Travis Weiler, Twin Valley Fire Dept.
- Taylor Weisner, Twin Valley Fire Dept.
Source: County of Chester, 313 West Market Street, West Chester PA 19380
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