1st Responder Academy to be offered to Pocatello area high school seniors

Pocatello/Chubbuck School District 25 news release:

Pocatello First responderLife Flight Network, Pocatello Fire Department and Pocatello Police Department help Pocatello/Chubbuck School District 25 announce the kick off of the new 1st Responder Academy. This Academy will be the second in Idaho. The 1st Responder Academy is available to all Pocatello/Chubbuck School District 25 students and encompasses education in Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Emergency Medical Services. Current classes include 1st Responder Orientation, Law Enforcement I and II.

There will be an air ambulance landing in the parking area of W. Fremont and N Harrison Ave. in Pocatello around 9:30 a.m. this Monday, November 2 for the students to see and to help kick off the program. (Weather permitting)

An Emergency Medical Technician-Basic course will begin on November 17  for any senior within the district.

School year 2016-2017 we will offer Fire Fighter I and II. 1st Responder Academy’s goals are to give the students the opportunity to be National Registry certified in EMT-B and/or IFSAC certified in FF1 at or around the time of graduation.

All classes are held in the Pocatello High School Technical Building. For more information please contact you high school counselor or contact Mr. Mark Brood at broodma@sd25.us

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