New Lenox, IL – Local Firefighters Offer EMT Scholarship Opportunities


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New Lenox, IL – In a bid to strengthen community emergency services, the New Lenox Professional Firefighters Local 5097 has launched an EMT Scholarship Program. This initiative aims to support individuals from the New Lenox area aspiring to become emergency medical technicians.

According to the information provided, the program is open to students from Lincoln-Way Central, Lincoln-Way West, and Providence Catholic schools. It offers a $500 scholarship for EMT School, with one scholarship being awarded per high school. The scholarship is specifically designed for those seeking their EMT-B certification, a fundamental step for a career in emergency services. Interested applicants can obtain more details by contacting the organization directly at their provided email address. 

This scholarship underscores the firefighters’ commitment to fostering a new generation of trained professionals ready to serve their community.


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