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12 graduate from BRCC Fire Academy

Blue Ridge Community College, in conjunction with the Henderson County Fire and Rescue Association, recently celebrated the graduation of 12 students from its 2021 Fire Academy.

This three month program is designed to provide students with entry-level skills as a firefighter. A student can enter the Academy with no experience and leave with a North Carolina Office of the State Fire Marshal Firefighter certification. Graduates and their sponsoring fire department are:

Blue Ridge
Alexis Marsteller
Michael Wexler

Philippe Oubre

Little River
Braden Mackey
Nathan Merrill

Mills River
Daniel Jarvis

Old Fort
Kevin Moffett

Charles Morales
Alexa Perez

Valley Hill
Dalton Boone
Thomas Capps
Jadon Strickland