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These high school students are ready to take care of Hanover

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Posted at 11:22 AM, Jun 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-15 11:22:14-04

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. — After completing several hundred hours of training, nearly 30 young men and women graduated from the Hanover County High School Fire and EMS Academy. The graduates are made up of students from all Hanover high schools: Lee-Davis, Hanover, Atlee and Patrick Henry.

“You now share with me the responsibility of caring for the citizens of Hanover County,” Hanover Fire-EMS Chief Jethro H. Piland III told graduated during the June 9 ceremony.

The High School Firefighter/EMS program is offered by Hanover Fire/EMS through a partnership with J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College and Hanover Public Schools.