Kilgore, TX (Kilgore College) — Fourteen students will graduate from the Kilgore College Fire Academy No. 87 on Wednesday, June 19.
The ceremony is set for 6:30 p.m. in the Bert E. Woodruff Adult Education Center Auditorium in Kilgore.
The KC Fire Academy is accredited by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and the State Firemen and Fire Marshal's Association and approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
The academy offers certification schools for NFPA 1001 Basic Structural Firefighter I and II certification, the Texas Volunteer certification, Fire Inspector and Fire and Arson Investigation courses.
It is also a designated institution by the Canadian Province of British Columbia.
The following candidates, listed by hometown, are part of KC Fire Academy No. 87:
Barrie, Ontario - Canada: Brady Ward
Greenville: Mitchell Vines
Hallsville: Brandon L. Mathis
Longview: Cyril Beirne, Kyle Cates and Nicholas Green
Nacogdoches: Asa J. Vermeulen
Palestine: Ben Henderson
Surrey, B.C. - Canada: Carlin Beirne
Texarkana: Justin Woodward
Tyler: Dennis Smith, Jr.
Vancouver, B.C. - Canada: Evan Slater
Wolfe City: Caleb McCaslin and Reid Pack