Honeywell FDIC 2017 September Scholarship Recipients Announced

Five firefighters have been selected as the September recipients of the Honeywell FDIC 2017 Scholarship program. They are:

John Buttrick, Suffolk Fire & Rescue
Suffolk, Virginia
Nominated by Brian Bunting

Teri Parker, Ward 6 Fire Protection District 1
DeQuincy, Louisiana
Nominated by Todd Parker

Brook Ricciardi, Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District
Lehigh Acres, Florida
Nominated by Ralph Ketron

Nick Ruller, Toronto Fire Services
Toronto, Canada
Nominated by Doug Johnstone

Robert Staulters, Fire Department City of New York
New York City, New York
Nominated by Vincent Mosca

What will get you a Scholarship?

Honeywell and DuPont™ Kevlar® have combined to award 20 deserving firefighters and first responders with a full-paid scholarship – including travel and accommodations – to attend to FDIC International 2017, the industry’s premier safety and training event. Recipients will receive airfare, lodging and a food stipend.

Scholarships are awarded based on:

Distinguished leadership, dedication to their community, and outstanding implementation of best practices
Passion for knowledge, training and improving department techniques and safety
A history of attending training seminars/classes and implementing best practices from his/her training that benefit the department

Scholarships selected monthly.

Tell us who and why your nominee is deserving of this scholarship opportunity by providing a short video or a short essay.
As a special incentive for submitting videos, the videos will be posted online for voting by Fire Engineering readers, FDIC attendees and the general public.
Top videos will be automatically moved to the finals for review by the selection committee.

Scholarship Recipients gain from the experience:
See – Innovations and new methods from fire industry experts and trainers.
Learn – Advance your knowledge base. Improve your techniques.
Change – And update your approach to response, rescue, and department and community safety.

Scholarships selected monthly

The clock is ticking . . .

The Scholarship is available to residents of the United States and Canada only, and career and volunteer fire fighters, EMS and HazMat personnel are eligible. Candidates must be nominated by a fellow firefighter or departmental peer. Nominations must be approved by the Department Chief. For further details and applications, visit the FDIC website at:

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