Chattanooga, TN – According to the Chattanooga Fire Department officials, these dedicated individuals are now officially part of the CFD family.

The graduating class includes:

**Third Row in Back (on fire truck) from left to right:** Rachel Hardinge, Nickolas Palacio, Andrew DesRochers, Samuel Novelli, Matthew Ott

**Middle Row from left to right:** George Escobar, Jason Hollenbeck, Spencer Owens, Francisco Flores, Philip Heavrin, Alex Brown, Austin Cowden, Jerrold Higginbotham, Troy Watts, Troy Garcia

**Front Row from left to right:** Derek Armstrong, Cooper Wittman, Antonius Turner, Reese Fowler, Elliott Brown, Nathan Rushbridge, Barrett Walthall, Jeremiah Reynolds

The CFD is thrilled to have these committed and well-trained firefighters join their ranks, ready to serve and protect the Chattanooga community.