Two Noblesville firefighters recently graduated from the Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Health Science Program.
Kevin Livingston and Nate Smith both received their Certificate of Achievement on Aug. 12, during a graduation ceremony, after completing the 12-month program. Both Livingston and Smith completed 440 hours of classroom and laboratory time, 270 hours of in-hospital clinical rotations and 480 hours of ambulance time with IEMS.
Livingston is a 10-year veteran of the department and graduated Valedictorian of his Paramedic class, earning him the Paul K. Jolliff Award for Academic Excellence.
Smith is an 11-year veteran of the department and a member of the Noblesville Dive Team.
“In addition to the 1200 hours of education to become paramedics, Kevin and Nate will also be subject to a 240-hour Field Training Program to ensure a smooth transition into their new roles,” NFD Division Chief James Macky said. “I am very proud of these young men for their dedication to the Noblesville Fire Department and the citizens of Noblesville. We should also not forget their families for the personal sacrifice they endured while these men spent long hours and time away from home to advance their careers. The City of Noblesville and its citizens are in good hands with these new paramedic.”