Publish Date: 4/25/2011 4:34 PM
By : Chief Dan Sullivan
The CHC 74th Basic Firefighter Training Academy Graduation Ceremony took place at the Finkelstein Performing Arts Center on Thursday, April 21. The 24 cadets were honored by Fire Academy Chief Dan Sullivan and guest speaker Chief Paul Lepore of the Redondo Beach Fire Department. Certificates were presented by Chief Lepore, Vice President of Instruction, Cheryl Marshall, Ed.D. and Dean of Career Education and Human Development June Yamamoto.
The members of the newest Fire Academy graduating class from Crafton Hills College, with their titles and home towns, are:
Association Treasurer John Ali, Banning; Cadet Matt Anderson, San Bernardino; Academy Leader Chad Borowski, Yucaipa; Cadet Steven Collisson, Rancho Cucamonga; Cadet Christopher Crews, San Bernardino; Cadet Ryan Cuellar, Corona; Association President Christopher Dietz, Banning; Cadet Josh Fergot, Rancho Cucamonga; Cadet Garrett Hironimus, Yucaipa; Cadet Mehdi Javanmardi, Tallahassee, FL; Cadet Barrett Kohler, Cherry Valley; Cadet Brian Leidner, Lake Arrowhead; Equipment Manager Mark Miranda, Rancho Cucamonga; Cadet Aaron Osekowsky, Lake Arrowhead; Leader Squad 3 Luis Padilla, Victorville; Cadet Everett Perisits, Yucaipa; Cadet Andrew Richmond, Rancho Cucamonga; Cadet Mike Ruiz, Redlands; Leader Squad 1 Cody Smith, Redlands; Cadet Chase Smith, Victorville; Cadet Kelly Speer, Lake Arrowhead; Leader Squad 2 Michael Stottlemyer, Grand Terrace; Cadet Alyssa Telmos, Lake Arrowhead; and Leader Squad 4 Aaron Van Leeuwen, Rancho Cucamonga.