As thousands of proud family members and friends stood and applauded the more than 6,400 Syracuse University students who had their degrees conferred inside the JMA Wireless Dome for this year’s Commencement ceremony, their thoughts were on celebrating this momentous…
University Hosts Syracuse Fire Department Graduation Ceremony
The National Veterans Resource Center at the Daniel and Gayle D’Aniello Building (NVRC) recently hosted a proud moment for the City of Syracuse: the graduation ceremony of 24 probationary firefighters.
The firefighters from the Syracuse Fire Department Regional Training Academy were recognized in a ceremony on May 20.
The new firefighters are Brandon Bailey, Jacob Ellsworth, Wyatt Esposito, Nicholas Geswaldo, Blake Harden, Timothy Harris, Jameeka Ingram, David Kiernan, Kyle Kinsella, David Kozak, Kelly Love, Zachary Mason, Jajuan McIntyre, Louis Parolin, William Pringle, Connor Riggs, Garrett Roziock, Tyler Scanlon, Brian Sheridan, Tyler Spellman, Nathaniel Stewart, Hayden Turk, Michael Wadach and Ryan Whitney.
Speakers included Mayor Ben Walsh; County Executive Ryan McMahon; Rocco Morganti, IAFF Local 280 president; and Syracuse Fire Chief Michael Monds.
The NVRC is designed as a community hub, and is accessible to community organizations, as well as local and state government partners, for the purpose of facilitating programs, trainings, events and initiatives.