Less Than Two Weeks Left to Submit Nomination for National Junior Firefighter Program Awards

Feb. 3, 2012

The deadline for submitting a nomination for the National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) Junior Firefighter of the Year and Junior Firefighter Program of the Year Awards is Wednesday, February 15. Submit your nomination today.

The Junior Firefighter of the Year Award, sponsored by Tyco International, honors a junior firefighter or Explorer who has shown extraordinary dedication, commitment, and achievements as a youth member of the fire service. The Junior Firefighter Program of the Year, also sponsored by Tyco, recognizes a department that has an outstanding junior firefighter program.

The awards will be presented during a special banquet at the NVFC’s spring board meeting on April 28 in Alexandria, VA. Recipients will receive a trip to Alexandria to attend the award ceremony, a personalized award, and complimentary one-year membership in the NVFC, among other items. The recipient of the Junior Firefighter of the Year Award will also receive a trip to their nearest Scott Safety Firefighter Combat Challenge.

Submit your nomination before the February 15 deadline. Click here for full award criteria and nomination forms.


About the National Volunteer Fire Council

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is the leading nonprofit membership association representing the interests of the volunteer fire, emergency medical, and rescue services. The NVFC serves as the voice of the volunteer in the national arena and provides invaluable tools, resources, programs, and advocacy for first responders across the nation. The NVFC National Junior Firefighter Program provides departments and youth with the resources, tools, and information they need to help develop, grow, enhance, promote, and participate in a local junior firefighter program. The program addresses retention and recruitment challenges by getting youth involved in the fire and emergency services, thus fostering a lifelong connection with the emergency services that will continue throughout their adulthood. Learn more at www.nvfc.org.

About Tyco International

Tyco International is a diversified, global company that provides vital products and services to customers in more than 60 countries and has 113,000 employees worldwide. Tyco is a leading provider of security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products.  Internationally recognized Tyco product brands include Scott, Ansul, Simplex, Sensormatic and Software House. For more information, visit www.tyco.com.

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