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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Revised - 41 First Responders Graduate Fire and Rescue Training

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer
[email protected] or 571-233-1649
May 14, 2018

For Immediate Release:
41 First Responders Graduate Fire and Rescue Training

            The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System is honored to announce the graduation of forty-one volunteer system members who successfully completed various levels of fire and rescue training at the Oliver Robert “O.R.” Dubé Fire and Rescue Training Academy. Graduation ceremonies were held Monday, May 7th and recognized the accomplishments of these men and women who have made great commitment and sacrifice to serve their communities. 

            Five students completed the Emergency Medical Responder course, twenty-one completed the Emergency Medical Technician course, and fifteen students completed the Firefighter I-II course. All of the graduates spent countless hours over the last nine months participating in these demanding programs in preparation for County, State and National certification examinations.   

            Deputy Chief of Training Randall Shank served as master of ceremonies as Suzanne Volpe, Algonkian District Supervisor and Assistant Chief Matthew Tobia addressed the audience. The graduates were commended for their time and dedication given to protecting the citizens of Loudoun County. “We are extraordinarily proud of our most recent graduates who have completed basic training to become certified Firefighters and EMS providers. These young men and women represent the very best of our community here in Loudoun County,” said Chief Tobia.   

            During the ceremony the class coordinators took the stage to present an honorary award to the top student in each class. Top students are chosen for their high level of dedication, academic performance, and their ability to lead and motivate others. The top students recognized during the ceremony included: 

Emergency Medical Responder: Ryan Guillory of Purcellville Fire

Emergency Medical Technician: Adam Killam of Ashburn Fire and Rescue

Firefighter I-II: Raymond Barrientos of Ashburn Fire and Rescue

           

Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

Name

Company

Name

Company

Ryan P. Guillory

Purcellville Fire

Kyle Johnson 

Sterling Fire

Zachary W Hoover

Leesburg Fire

Mark Trent

Leesburg Fire

Bilal F. Husain

Sterling Fire

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Firefighter I/II

Name

Company

Name

Company

Mirwais M. Ayazi

Sterling Fire

Reese T Goodlin

Purcellville Fire

Raymond Barrientos

Ashburn Fire & Rescue

Jason S. Grover

Sterling Fire

Stacy Beltran

Leesburg Fire

Praneeth V. Penmetsa

Ashburn Fire & Rescue

Ramona P. Bright

Loudoun Rescue

Ross J. Pickei

Sterling Fire

Joshua G. Castro

Purcellville Fire

Keenan D. Plunnecke

Hamilton Fire

Joseph P. DeCarlo

Leesburg Fire

Brandon R. Rockwell

Lovettsville Fire & Rescue

Kristen C. Engle

Purcellville Fire

Nathan A. Stroud

Sterling Fire

Garrett R. Fahmy

Sterling Fire

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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Name

Company

Name

Company

Francisca M. Alexander

Loudoun Rescue

Thomas A. McGinnes

Purcellville Fire

Kevin E. Alfaro

Leesburg Fire

Dawn A. McKenna

Arcola Fire & Rescue

Sumaiyah Ali

Sterling Rescue

Jay J. Pandya

Sterling Rescue

Samuel G. Carlson

Loudoun Rescue

Brian L. Preedanon

Arcola Fire & Rescue

Inquiad Chowdhury

Leesburg Fire

Timothy J. Smith

Purcellville Rescue

Jakob H. Cohen

Ashburn Fire & Rescue

Cyrus R. Tang

Sterling Fire

Christopher W. Hebert

Sterling Fire

Sifredo Torres

Sterling Fire

Melissa R. Jennings

Ashburn Fire & Rescue

Naunihal Virk

Sterling Rescue

Adam L. Killam

Ashburn Fire & Rescue

Julie L. Welsh

Sterling Rescue

Chad R. Klein

Sterling Fire

Jonathan D. Wooden

Leesburg Fire

Alexander M. Long

Sterling Fire



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For additional information about the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System visit www.loudoun.gov/fire and to learn about volunteer opportunities visit www.OpenNewDoors.org.

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