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On April 11th, Firefighter/EMT/Graduate Paramedic Sam Collins was inducted into the National Technical Honor Society.

Firefighter/EMT/Graduate Paramedic Sam Collins was nominated by the Lead Instructor of the Paramedic program for having and maintaining a high GPA throughout his 13 months in school, constantly exhibiting the qualities of citizenship, leadership, workmanship, and scholarship.

This is quite an honor for Firefighter/EMT/Graduate Paramedic Collins and for Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District. This prestige recognition is not awarded all the time. What makes this really special for Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District, FF/EMT/Graduate Paramedic Sam Collins is one of the first Paramedic’s to complete Paramedic School for our ALS program and to have one of our employees inducted into the National Technical Honor Society is truly an honor for our Department and for the citizens of our District. The District is extremely proud of FF/EMT/Graduate Paramedic Sam Collins, CONGRATULATIONS!