Class #39 Graduates Manatee County Fire Academy 20 Strong
By WILLIE CIRONE, Senior Correspondent | February 13, 2020 | FLORIDA
Story No. 021320109
Photo by CIRONE PHOTOSClass #39
Photo by CIRONE PHOTOSClass #39 Honor Guard
Photo by CIRONE PHOTOSChief Trompke Senior Instructor addresses Class #39 and the audience.
Photo by CIRONE PHOTOSClass #39 stands to thank family members for there support.
Photo by CIRONE PHOTOSClass Representative Bob Arens shares his and the classes thoughts during the Academy.
Photo by CIRONE PHOTOSThis class received the highest number of students with perfect attendance, in the history of the academy.
Photo by CIRONE PHOTOS"Left" Bob Arens earned the High Academic award "Center" Dallas Valdez earned the Practical Skills Performance with a 100% "Right" Anthony Torres earned the Lowest Combat Challenge Time
Bradenton, FL - After months of hard work and determination, Class #39 of the Manatee County Fire Academy graduated. Friends and family gathered to honor the new recruits in a packed auditorium. Some of the students came from the East Coast and only went home on weekends. Class #39 was a full time class, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. The class received the highest number of students with perfect attendance, in the history of the academy. The graduates are now ready to go out job hunting.
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