The Medic One Foundation recently announced the graduation of Paramedic Training Class #36 from the Medic One Paramedic Training Program. The thirteen graduates from around the region completed more than 2,500 hours of rigorous training to become certified paramedics. The world-class paramedic training offered by the Medic One Foundation is one of the major factors in King County's 46 percent resuscitation rate for sudden cardiac arrest, one of the highest rates in the nation.
Paramedic Class # 36 is: Troy Blonski, King County Medic One; Tammy Ridgway, East Jefferson Fire & Rescue; Paul Ahrens, King County Medic One; Jon Woll, Seattle Fire Department; Greger Tuttle, East Jefferson Fire & Rescue; Laura Hickey, North Kitsap Fire & Rescue; Corey Mouer, Seattle Fire Department; Scott Skelton, Lynnwood Fire Department; Joel Musgrave, Stanwood/Camano Island Fire District #1; Gabe Webster, King County Medic One; Mike Catlin, King County Medic One; Joel Ihrie, North Kitsap Fire & Rescue; Brian Wallace, Seattle Fire Department.
A few local papers have recognized their newly certified paramedics.
The Stanwood/Camano News recognized Joel Musgrave of the Stanwood/Camano Island Fire District #1 in a story on September 7.
The Port Townsend Leader will feature East Jefferson Fire & Rescue's Tammy Ridgway and Gregger Tuttle in a story next week.