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The Baltimore County Fire Department’s 108th Recruit Class graduates tonight, March 7, at 7 p.m. The ceremony will take place at Dundalk High School, 1901 Delvale Avenue, Dundalk 21222.

Fire Chief John J. Hohman will present the certificates to the graduates. The Honorable Julie L. Ensor, Clerk of the Circuit Court, will administer the oath of office, and Rabbi Norman Lowenthal will deliver the invocation and benediction.

Thirteen of the 33 recruits are minorities, including nine African-Americans, and he class includes 18 women. The 108th reflects the Department’s ongoing efforts to build a quality and diverse workforce.

The 108th Class trained for 19 weeks and will spend the next two years as Probationary Emergency Medical Technicians (PEMTs) and Paramedics. They will continue their training in the field as they apply the skills learned in the classroom.

The following is a list of the recruits and their assignments.

Promotion to Paramedic                      

PEMT Samantha L. Griffiths - Station 17/Texas

Paramedics

PM Brittany L. Baeder - Station 16/Golden Ring
PM Mary L. Battista - Station 1/Towson
PM Martin J. Biernack - Station 10/Parkville
PM Jacquelyn J. Breeden - Station 18/Randallstown
PM Deseree A. Brown - Station 17/Texas
PM Angela L. Catania - Station 18/Randallstown
PM Nicholas T. Davis - Station 2/Pikesville
PM Thomas J. Gagliano - Station 12/Middle River
PM Jebin I. Kochakkan - Station 3/ Woodlawn
PM Ryan M. Meushaw - Station 18/Randallstown
PM Matthew E. Murphy - Station 13/Westview
PM Pierre-Arthur Raymond - Station 13/Westview
PM Stacy L. Rossi - Station 6/Dundalk
PM Courtney B. Steininger - Station 5/Halethorpe
PM Virginia R. Warehime - Station 16/Golden Ring

Probationary Emergency Medical Technicians (PEMTs)

PEMT Jamila L. Ahmed - Station 18/Randallstown
PEMT Brendan J. Berkeridge - Station 16/Golden Ring
PEMT Morgan E. Clark - Station 7/Essex
PEMT Naomi A. Della Vedova - Station 6/Dundalk
PEMT Jordan R. Goocharan - Station 6/Dundalk
PEMT Courtnee A. Hope - Station 6/Dundalk
PEMT Alicia L. Horton - Station 16/Golden Ring
PEMT Jameela K. Liningham - Station 3/Woodlawn
PEMT Ayanna S. Matthews - Station 13/Westview
PEMT Sean M. McDonald - Station 14/Brooklandville
PEMT Brian D. Moreland - Station 15/Eastview
PEMT Adrian M. Nigrin - Station 1/Towson
PEMT Chamara L. Oxendine - Station 17/Texas
PEMT Justin M. Pryor - Station 19/Garrison
PEMT Forrest H. Shaw - Station 13/Westview
PEMT Pious Teah - Station 58/Back River Neck
PEMT Zachary R. Wiedeck - Station 55/Perry Hall

The Baltimore County Police Department’s 144th Recruit Class graduates Wednesday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m. The ceremony will take place at Dundalk High School, 1901 Delvale Avenue, 21222.

Police Chief James Johnson will present the awards. The Chief will be joined by Dr. Dennis Seymour, Dean of the School of Justice at the Community College of Baltimore County, to present the diplomas to the graduating class. The Honorable Julie Ensor, Clerk of the Circuit Court, will administer the oath of office, and the Reverend Paul E. Palazzi will preside over the invocation, benediction and adjournment.

The recruits trained for 27 weeks and will spend the next two years in the field as they apply the skills learned in the classroom.

The following is a list of the recruits and their assignments:

Precinct 1/Wilkens

Officer Scott R. McKelvey
Officer Jacob K. Roos

Precinct 2/Woodlawn

Officer Erik C. Askew
Officer Dalton K. Edwards
Officer Barbara J. Gesell
Officer Robert J. Hackley
Officer Derek L. Hadel
Officer Stanley R. McNulty
Officer Branden C.A. Sands
Officer Kirk D. Sandsmark
Officer Sydney A. Shapiro
Officer Malak Soussi
Officer Anthony M. Vitacco
Officer Jessica R. Zaloudek-Hensley

Precinct 4/Pikesville

Officer Luke D.C. Bailey
Officer Zachary A. Naylor
Officer Megan C. Stewart

Precinct 6/Towson

Officer Austin M. Hay
Officer Matthew R. Hayes
Officer Patrick W. Murphy

Precinct 9/White Marsh

Officer Cheyne E. Hicks
Officer Tyler A. Rivers

Precinct 11/Essex

Officer Robert J. Adams Jr.
Officer Christopher S. Bolling II
Officer Lauren M. Nicholson

Precinct 12/Dundalk

Officer Robert A. Booker
Officer Robert E. Dodson
Officer Devin S. Jacob
Officer Ken M. Jones IV
Officer Rashad L. Mitchell
Officer Travis L. Roberts
Officer Patrick F. Sowinski
Officer Scott D. Stinebaugh

Cecil County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Charles J. Dix
Deputy Samuel J. Waters

The Baltimore County Fire Department’s 107th Recruit Class graduates tonight, June 30, at 7 p.m. The ceremony will take place at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology, 938 York Road, Towson 21204.

Fire Chief John J. Hohman will present the certificates to the graduates. The Honorable Julie Ensor, Clerk of the Circuit Court, will administer the oath of office and Cantor Nancy Ginsberg will deliver the invocation and benediction.

The recruit class represents diverse backgrounds, including some trained as volunteer firefighters as well as active and retired military. The recruits trained for 19 weeks and will spend the next two years as Probationary Firefighters (PFF). They will continue their training in the field as they apply the skills learned in the classroom.

The following is a list of the recruits and their assignments:

PFF Tyler J. Abshagen – Station 16/Golden Ring
PFF Cassandra R. Anderson – Station 13/Westview
PFF Michael R. Beebe – Station 19/Garrison
PFF Carlos A. Boucaud Jr. – Station 7/Essex
PFF Megan S. Clester – Station 5/Halethorpe
PFF Joshua L. Colbourn – Station 10/Parkville
*PFF Thomas R. Cook Jr. – Station 6/Dundalk
PFF Daniel M. Dubbs – Station 17/ Texas
PFF Jeremy R. Edmondson – Station 12/Middle River
PFF James F. Gallo – Station 1/Towson
PFF Keith B. Hardesty Jr. – Station 10/Parkville
*PFF Emma L. Hartline – Station 3/Woodlawn
PFF Thomas B. Heaver – Station 1/Towson
PFF Timothy T. Jilinski – Station 10/Parkville
PFF Robert C. Jones – Station 18/Randallstown
PFF Rebecca L. Karwacki – Station 8/Fullerton
PFF Kevin I. Little – Station 8/Fullerton
PFF Cody I. Manley – Station 56/Franklin
PFF Casey M. McDonald – Station 1/Towson
PFF Demitri D. McFarlane – Station 5/Halethorpe
PFF Christopher C. Merk – Station 11/Hillendale
PFF Zachary T. Miller – Station 17/Texas
PFF Jamel A. Nesbit – Station 18/Randallstown
PFF Alexander M. Ongay – Station 5/Halethorpe
PFF William A. Packo – Station 17/Texas
PFF Dondre L. Phillips – Station 4/Catonsville
PFF Jason S. Robertson – Station 15/Eastview
PFF Matthew T. Roseborough – Station 15/Eastview
PFF Jason E. Schwalm – Station 55/Perry Hall
PFF Kevin B. Summers – Station 1/Towson
PFF Stephen T. Ventura – Station 5/Halethorpe
PFF Daniel J. Webster – Station 1/Towson
PFF Brandon R. Wilson – Station 4/Catonsville

*PFF Thomas R. Cook Jr. and PFF Emma L. Hartline were promoted to Probationary Paramedics during the ceremony.

 
 
Revised September 27, 2016