Municipal fire academy students graduate

Graduates of Antelope Valley College's sixth class of prospective municipal firefighters were recognized Friday during a ceremony at the J.P. Eliopulos Hellenic Center in Lancaster.

With friends and family members looking on, uniformed graduates were presented certificates for completing the yearlong Fire Fighter I Academy.

The graduates, under the direction of lead instructor Bill Bailey, include:

Armando Aguas, Christopher Caballero, Kameron Clark,
Scott Desanti, Jorge Diaz, Brent Dillard, Cody Eitner, Cristian Estrada, Lee Gaitan, Manolito Gutierrez, Daniel Hoffman, Scott Johnson, Cruz Macias, Kyle Mallett, Donnie Marquez, Kelvin Mullings, Beck Nielsen, Ruben Perales, Eddie Perez,
 Eduardo Perez,
Oscar Rodrigues Machorro, Angel Saldivar,
 Branden Strauss,
 Brett White,
 Jacob Wilson and
 Jeffrey Wright.