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Congratulations to Scholarship Recipients!

Sep 25, 2014

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the EMS and The College Network Scholarships. NAEMT is proud to offer scholarship opportunities for individual, active members, who want to advance their career in EMS. 

First Responder to EMT-B ($500):

  • Ben Hoffman, Watertown, Mass. – With a passion for service and experience as a wilderness first responder, Hoffman plans to gain EMT certification and dedicate himself to serving those who rely so heavily on EMS.

EMT-Basic to Paramedic ($5,000):

  • James Nardini, Lexington, Ky. – Motivated by a desire to offer his community the highest level of prehospital care, Nardini plans to become a Paramedic as the next step in his dedication to serving the patients and mentoring the youth in his community
  • Chelan Phillips, Cabool, Mo. – While serving his country during a deployment to Iraq, the loss of a friend to an I.E.D. explosion was the catalyst for his desire to pursue a career in EMS. Phillips returned to the United States and joined his local fire department, and trained to become an EMT. Along his path to become a Paramedic, he enjoys educating his community on public safety and EMS.

Paramedic to Advanced EMS ($2,000):

  • Leslie Javine, Atascadero, Calif. – Focused on gaining experience as a provider, affiliate faculty and leader, Javine hopes to become a clinical instructor or EMS coordinator for an Advanced Life Support (ALS) agency. She is an instructor of NAEMT’s Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) and Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) programs.

The College Network ($2,500):

  • Jason Gilliam, Montgomery, Texas – Gilliam has spent the last 17 years serving his community as an EMT and for the past decade, a Paramedic. He spent more than a year in Iraq and continues to provide 911 ambulatory healthcare in Harris County.

The next College Network Scholarship application deadline is December 15, 2014.

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