Accolade: Fire Academy students recognized

April 27, 2017

Bierbaum Atwater StoneJeff Atwater, Florida’s chief financial officer, recognized the Tallahassee Community College Fire Academy for support of the Firefighter Memorial Monument during the annual Florida Fire and Emergency Services Awards Reception held at the Florida Capitol. 

Melvin Stone, assistant director of the Division State Fire Marshal, was on hand. Stone was TCC Fire Academy coordinator when the recruit classes he oversaw raised more than $6,000 for the project.

The Academy received a signed lithograph of the monument that will be erected on the Capitol grounds.