Members of the 17th paramedic graduation class at the Franciscan Health Crown Point Emergency Medical Services Training Academy recently were honored for their achievements during a program in the hospital’s Marian Education Center.
They include (from left, front row, kneeling): Tyler Wood, Crown Point; Jeremy Olson, St. John; Michael Ciesielski, Crown Point; Nate Long, Lowell. Second row (sitting, from left): Dave Dickerson, Crown Point; Eric Noto, Highland; Lindsey Brum, Hess Scholarship recipient, Valparaiso; Zindzi Gillis, Merrillvillle; John Rosenfeldt, St. John; Michael Carbaugh, valedictorian, Monticello. Last row (standing from left): Kevin LaDuke, adjunct instructor; Jaclyn Seberger, Dyer; Rob VanKuiken, Cedar Lake; Chris Craft, Crown Point; Jordan Bucy, Portage; Nikola Vuckovic, St. John; Rob Dowling, program director; Steve Fugaj, instructor; Mike Streeter, EMS medical director. The program trains paramedics and emergency technicians who serve most south Lake County communities. For more information, call (219) 757-6461