Prince William Fire & Rescue Announces Recruit Graduation Class 2023-1

Ceremony to be held Sept. 13 in Bristow


The Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue will hold its graduation ceremony for Recruit Class 2023-1, Sept. 13, at 10 a.m. at the Grace Life Community Church, located at 9560 Linton Hall Road in Bristow. Battalion Chief Scott Arft will preside over the ceremony. 

Class 2023-1 consists of Fire and Rescue Technicians who successfully completed 32 weeks of rigorous academic and physical training at the Department’s Public Safety Training Center in Nokesville, Virginia. Each student performed in excess of 1500 hours of training. The training consisted of an initial week of Orientation/Study Skills. During the entirety of recruit school, our recruits focus on their Health, Nutrition, and Functional Fitness. Additionally, there are 11 weeks of Emergency Medical Training, 13 weeks of Fire Training, and 8 weeks of Specialized Training.

The Department will announce the following graduates:

Christina Andrews

Bryce Guerra

Isaac Musser

Connor Armstrong

Alex Huggins

Yaw Sebastian Opon

Stuart Beckett

Matthew Kemery

Nathaniel Platz

Miguel Bentivegna

David Kenny

Samuel Ruwe

Jacob Brewer

Erik Kline

Nathanial Scanlon

Tianna Brown

Lukas Lofgren

Gabriel Scott

Kelvin Carias

Jorge Martinez

Shiloh Smith

Michael Casey

Turner McGarvey

Gavin Stallard

Nathan Castillo

Alan Means

Ja’Kyra Sweetenburg

Chauncee-Ali Gilliam

Hunter Miller

Cody Whetzel

William Greenfield

Christopher Moeller

Ben Young

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