Yoakum Yoakum Yoakum earns firefighter certification

COLLEGE STATION- John Travis Reese Yoakum, a 2004 Milano High School graduate, completed the Recruit Fire Training Academy #129 through the Texas Engi- neering Extens ion Service and the Texas A&M University System, at Brayton Fire Training Field on June 26.

Yoakum was ranked seventh out of his graduating class of 40 and is now board certified as Firefighter I & II; Hazardous Materials: Core Operations (Ch 5) & PPE (Ch 6.2).

Prior to attending the Fire Academy, Yoakum was certified as an Emergency Medical Technician from Blinn College. He plans to continue his education at Blinn College in the fall.

Yoakum is the son of Travis and Jane Yoakum of Milano.

Local residents named to TSTC Honor Roll

WACO- Two Rockdale residents have earned academic recognition at Texas State Techical College for the Spring 2009 semester.

Randall Stewart and Keven Cromeans were both named to the Dean's Honor Roll. The Dean's Honor Roll recognizes the scholastic achievement of students with a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.9 for the semester.

Stewart is a student in Golf Course & Landscape Management.

Cromeans is a student in Welding Technology.

Texas State Technical College, the only state-supported technical college system in Texas, offers specialized, hands-on instructional courses at campuses in Harlingen, Marshall, Waco and West Texas.

Morrison graduates from Denistry Institute

The family of Teresa Morrison announced her graduation from Everest Institue of Denistry in Houston.

Morrison graduated with high acadmic honors, holding an award of Dean's List and as Ambassador. She is a former Rockdale resident and works and resides in Houston.

She is the daughter of Dorene Burnett of San Antonio and the granddaugher of Elihue and Vivian Wilburn of Rockdale.

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