Leadership

Less Than Two Weeks Left to Submit Nomination for National Junior Firefighter Program Awards

The deadline for submitting a nomination for the National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) Junior Firefighter of the Year and Junior Firefighter Program of the Year Awards is Wednesday, February 15.

The Junior Firefighter of the Year Award, sponsored by Tyco International, honors a junior firefighter or Explorer who has shown extraordinary dedication, commitment, and achievements as a youth member of the fire service. The Junior Firefighter Program of the Year, also sponsored by Tyco, recognizes a department that has an outstanding junior firefighter program.

The awards will be presented during a special banquet at the NVFC’s spring board meeting on April 28 in Alexandria, Virginia. Recipients will receive a trip to Alexandria to attend the award ceremony, a personalized award, and complimentary one-year membership in the NVFC, among other items. The recipient of the Junior Firefighter of the Year Award will also receive a trip to their nearest Scott Safety Firefighter Combat Challenge.

Submit your nomination before the February 15 deadline. For full award criteria and nomination forms, visit http://www.nvfc.org/about-us/awards/.