NICEVILLE - Northwest Florida State College recently recognized the 2008 class of students who successfully completed the college's vocational certificate program in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) at the end of Summer Term.
Barry Reed, EMT/Paramedic/EMS Program Manager for the college, noted that the Northwest Florida State College graduates may apply for the examination to become a Florida certified Emergency Medical Technician and a National Registry Emergency Medical Technician-Basic.
The EMT program at NWF State College is part of the Public Safety Division which also includes degree and certificate programs for Paramedic, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Administration & Management, Law Enforcement and Corrections.
The EMT program accepts applications for admission of new students on a year-round basis. The 11-credit hour program may generally be completed in one semester. Students may add approved coursework to the certificate program to earn an Associate of Science degree. For information contact 729-4924 or see the program's webpage at www.nwfstatecollege.edu/EMT.
All the college's health related programs of study, including Nursing, Dental Assisting, Radiography, EMT and Paramedic will hold an information session and open house for prospective students on October 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the college's Niceville campus in Building K.
EMT Certificate Graduates include:
Baker: Anthony Combs
Bonifay: Brian Grinde
Crestview: Jasmine Hall, Rachael Kilcrease, Stacy Lipscomb, Madeline Perry
DeFuniak Springs: Brenden Bailie
Destin: Matthew Grishkevich
Fort Walton Beach: Colin Chalmers, Jennifer R Coffman, Nicole Ellis, Samantha Harageones, Megan Kisabeth, Sergio Lopez, Ryan Ray, Natalie Tucker, Paris Wright
Holt: David Pilkilton
Milton: Patrick Holt
Navarre: Laura Wimble
Niceville: Amanda Adams, Shaun Martin, Christopher Pogozelski, Isabel Pogozelski, James Smith
Shalimar: Peggy Marion, Julie Milman
Santa Rosa Beach: Peter Sharrett
Valparaiso: Derek Fominaya II, Erich Nickless