Seminole County, Florida – Seth Reynolds’ enduring dream of becoming a firefighter came one step closer to reality on Tuesday.
The 18-year-old graduated on Tuesday from EMT School of First Response Training School in Orange County and learned that the school would provide him with a full $9,000 scholarship for Paramedic School.
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Channel Nine first aired a story about Reynolds’ career dreams in December. His mentor since he was five – Lieutenant Jeff Finning of the Seminole County Fire Department – has been present for his graduation and scholarship announcement.
“It was a great feeling. I mean, I was so happy when he told me this was his graduation day and that he wanted me to be here,” Vining said.
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Reynolds said his ultimate goal is to work alongside Vining on Terminal 29.
First, Reynolds must pass his EMT for his national registration before entering ambulance school and fire school.
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