Publish Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 13:45:27 -0800
The San Bernardino County Training Officers Association, who serve as the advisory board for the Crafton Hills College Fire Academy, presented a check on Oct 22 to endow a scholarship for the Crafton Hills College Fire Academy.
Conversations began in 2018 when the then SBCTOA Board Members: President Craig Hauenstein, Vice President Jon Garber, Treasurer Ralph Tovar and Secretary Jon Cripe along with other members of the Association decided they wanted to support a scholarship for a firefighting candidate who successfully completes all phases of the Crafton Hills Fire Academy.
This newly endowed scholarship will recognize an outstanding cadet from the Inland Empire who demonstrates SBCTOA Fund Endowed Scholarship to Support Fire Academyexceptional citizenship, proficiency in skills and outstanding overall grades. The chosen cadet will have overcome significant challenges in order become a part of the Crafton Hills Fire Academy and display the necessary courage, perseverance, and tenacity that it takes to be a firefighter with a selfless and humble attitude.