NWF State College recognizes spring Corrections Academy graduates


On April 5, Northwest Florida State College recognized 16 students who successfully completed the Criminal Justice Training Center's vocational certificate program for Corrections Basic Training during the spring 2016 semester. The graduates are now eligible to take the State Officer Certification Exam. Once they pass the Florida exam, they can become employed as sworn corrections officers in the state of Florida.  

The Corrections Academy at NWF State College is an intense, 420-hour program that provides students with instruction in a comprehensive curriculum mandated by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. The Criminal Justice Training Center offers day corrections academies beginning in the fall and spring semesters. For information, contact the Criminal Justice Department at 850-729-5378 or see the program’s website

The spring 2016 corrections graduates (in alphabetical order) are: Drew Bell of Milton, Brandon Boner of Milton, Nikki Cassady of Pensacola, Joseph Gunn of Pace, Nikolas Howchick of Milton, Dominique Hughley of Pensacola, Taylor Ice of Gulf Breeze, Zachery Idrogo of Pensacola, Marvin Jones of Milton, Speranza Martino of Pensacola, Daniel Miller of Pensacola, Marta Mock of Milton, Joseph Remich of Pensacola, Bianca Rodriguez of Pensacola, Rusty Thurber of Milton, and Ian Twiddy of Shalimar.