Accolade: Law enforcement and firefighter recruits receive awards

July 3, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (July 3, 2017) – The Florida Public Safety Institute recently named several award recipients among its graduating law enforcement and firefighter recruits.

Jonathan Chitty and director of FPSILaw enforcement recruit Jonathan Chitty was awarded the Sgt. Dale Green Memorial Award, given to a recruit who embodies the characteristics of a true leader and shows commitment to his success and to the success of classmates.

Charles Condor received the Executive Director’s Award for top academic performance. He also received an award for most improvement in physical training.

Giovanny Fonseca received the Top Gun Award and the Top Defensive Tactics Award. Richard Weiss received the Physical Training Award, and Rakeem Davis received the Top Driving Award.

Brandon Ryland received the Deputy Chris Smith Memorial Award. Ryland’s classmates selected him to receive this honor due to his dedication, hard work and friendly personality.

Brandon Ceasor receives awardThe Fire Academy also named several outstanding graduates.

Brandon Ceasor received the Ike Royal Memorial Award, which recognizes the firefighter recruit who leads by example and mobilizes and unifies people.

Madison McNees received the Executive Officer Award, and Joshua Futrell earned the High Academic Award.

Anthony Johnson received the Sergeant at Arms Award, and Jack Kearney was chosen by his classmates as winner of the Leadership Award.