Pima Community College’s Public Safety and Emergency Services Institute is holding a graduation ceremony today for students who have completed its EMT-Paramedic Training program.

Twenty-eight graduates will participate in the ceremony, which begins March 6 at 6 p.m. at Catalina Magnet High School Auditorium, 3645 E. Pima Street. 

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for paramedics and emergency medical technicians is expected to increase nine percent through 2018.

Pima Community College’s Paramedic Program is the first Paramedic Program within the state of Arizona to receive accreditation from the nationally recognized Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

PCC offers a Basic EMT Certificate and a Paramedic Associate of Applied Science degree.  Graduates are prepared to take the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians-Paramedic exams and the Arizona Department of Health Services exams.

  • What: Pima Community College Paramedic Program Graduation Ceremony
  • When: 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 6
  • Where: Catalina Magnet High School Auditorium, 3645 East Pima St.
  • Media: Welcome

The following is a list of the graduating class:

  1. Andrew Ballmann
  2. James Bell
  3. Jamie Bernal
  4. Brittany Bishop
  5. Christian Christensen
  6. Ryan Coykendall
  7. Donald De La Vara
  8. Anthony Del Monti
  9. Jamie Encinas
  10. Oscar Gomez
  11. Daniel Huber
  12. Saul Islas
  13. Justin Jansen
  14. James Keefe
  15. Joseph Loehr
  16. Martin Lujan
  17. James McLean
  18. Rolando Mendez
  19. Peter Morales
  20. Jeff Nadler
  21. Brandin Oliver Garner
  22. Deanna Paine
  23. Nathaniel Rae
  24. Grant Reed
  25. Gavin Stuart
  26. Daniel Townsend
  27. Brian Wager
  28. Amanda Weber

For more information on PSESI and its programs, visit www.pima.edu/business-industry/public-safety-emergency/, call 206-6350, or email psi@pima.edu.

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