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Atlantic Police Academy graduates Basic Firefighting Squad 15

February 5, 2013

(L-R) Guest speaker Chief Kevin Clifford of the Saint John Fire Department, graduating firefighter Anthony Bulka, student speaker firefighter Christianna Marr, and Captain Paul Landry, learning manager.

(L-R) Guest speaker Chief Kevin Clifford of the Saint John Fire Department, graduating firefighter Anthony Bulka, student speaker firefighter Christianna Marr, and Captain Paul Landry, learning manager.

Charlottetown, PE – Seventeen students graduated from the Basic Firefighting program in a ceremony held at the Atlantic Police Academy recently.

Chris Bulman, a member of the Holland College Board of Governors addressed the students on behalf of the board. Saint John Fire Chief Kevin Clifford was the guest speaker, and Firefighter Christianna Marr was the student speaker.

The Atlantic Police Academy Basic Firefighting program was established in accordance with the National Fire Protection Association Standard (NFPA1001) for fire service professional qualifications. This program obtained its accreditation in 2006 and again in 2010 from the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress. In 2012, the Basic Firefighting program was accredited by the Canadian Forces College Opportunities Program through the Association of Canadian Community Colleges.

The Basic Firefighting program has established partnerships with the Prince Edward Island Firefighters Association and the city of Fredericton, New Brunswick, fire department training centers. For more information about the Basic Firefighting program, visit www.hollandcollege.com/basicfire, e-mail info@hollandcollege.com or call 1-800-446-5265.

Following is a list of the graduates.

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Mathieu Boudreau, Hubley, N.S.; Geneviève Rose Bourque, Oromocto, N.B.; Sean Broderick, Moncton, N.B.; Anthony Bulka, Mississauga, Ont.; Matthew Dean, West Bay, N.S.; Masen Foster, Summerfield, N.B.; Codey Mitchell Lewis, Boundary Creek, N.B.; Taylor Lewis, Rothesay, N.B.; Daniel MacAdam, Morell, P.E.I.; Peter MacIntosh, Fredericton, N.B.; Christianna Marie Marr, Port Colborne, Ont.; Devan McNeil, Ste. Anne du Ruisseau, N.S.; Chad Nickerson, Clark’s Harbour, N.S.; Tyler Robertson, Murray Harbour, P.E.I.; Bradley J. Shaw, Halifax, N.S.; Seth Briar Tutty-Mills, Liverpool, N.S.; Karl Walker, Oakville, Ont.

Graduates will receive a certificate with the designation Firefighter Level I & II. This program obtained its accreditation from the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress in 2006,making graduates eligible to apply for jobs anywhere in Canada or the United States.

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