Twenty-four students, including eight Canadians, will graduate from the Kilgore College Fire Academy at its 89th graduation next month.
The ceremony is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Bert E. Woodruff Adult Education Center.
The KC Fire Academy is accredited by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and the State Firemen and Fire Marshal's Association and approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
The academy offers certification schools for NFPA 1001 Basic Structural Firefighter I and II certification, the Texas Volunteer certification, Fire Inspector and Fire and Arson Investigation courses.
It is also a designated institution by the Canadian Province of British Columbia.
The following candidates, listed by hometown, are part of KC Fire Academy No. 89:
Burleson: Jonathon Burks
Creston B.C., Canada: Bridget D. Blackmore, Cory Fleck and Cory R. Goncalves
Grand Saline: Adrien A. Webb and Andrew C. Dinkins
Hallsville: Dwight C. Nixon
Lago Vista: Lazaro Bustos
Longview: Brian L. Fyffe
Nanaimo B.C., Canada: Brand N. Leigh
North Vancouver B.C., Canada: Devlin M. Hookham and Brock A. Moberg
Red Deer Alberta, Canada: Leah E. Melnychuk
Rowlett: Katelynn J. Raynes and Max R. Wagner
Seagoville: Corey Gotcher
Surrey B.C., Canada: Jonathan G. Bosnick
Texarkana: Jacob E. McKay
Tyler: Adam L. Moore and Matt A. Spence
Whitehouse: Michael T. Kerr
White Oak: Brian Green and Chevy L. ParsonsWills Point: Jonathan Luke LaPrade