Wednesday evening, May 17, 2023 15 students of the Entry Level Firefighter I class graduated at the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus. The students completed the 10-week classroom and practical instruction with high praise from their instructors.
Chief Frank P. Hand, Pottstown Fire Department was the guest speaker. Chief Hand is a third-generation firefighter beginning his career in 1973. He spoke on the attributes of being respectful, compassionate, trustworthy, and reliable.
The class recognized Stephen M. Smith, Jr. as their Class Spokesperson and instructors recognized Joseph Majuri as Class Cadet.
Lead Instructor John DeMarco presented the class with their Certificates:
Andrew Becker First West Chester Fire Company
Giovanni Bisignani Sadsburyville Fire Company
Austin Brooks Honey Brook Fire Company
Adam Gardner Twin Valley Fire Department
Ronald Hill West Grove Fire Company
Anthony Ioele First West Chester Fire Company
Joseph Majuri Goshen Fire Company
Saravanan Manikandan East Brandywine Fire Company
Christopher Marks West Grove Fire Company
Demetri Moyer Modena Fire Company
Nathan Sanchez First West Chester Fire Company
Andrew Schlotterer Valley Forge Volunteer Fire Company
Stephen M. Smith Jr. Glenmoore Fire Company
Vijayabhasker Reedy Sudini West Grove Fire Company
Preston Waltman Honey Brook Fire Company
FF I Spring 2023 Graduating Class
Chief Frank P. Hand, Guest Speaker
Commissioner Moskowitz presenting FF Stephen M Smith Jr, with the Class Spokesman plaque
Commissioner Moskowitz presenting FF Joseph Majuri, with the Class Cadet plaque