N-W students check out careersby jmaloni
Niagara-Wheatfield High School held a safety day on April 25, showcasing careers in law enforcement, military branches and first responder fields. Along with local military recruiters, those participating included Niagara County Sheriff's SWAT, helicopter and K-9 units, Sanborn Volunteer Fire Department, Niagara County Sheriff's Air Patrol, Niagara Falls Civil Air Patrol, Twin City and Tri-Community ambulances, and criminal justice and first responder course professors from Niagara County Community College, Erie Community College and Hilbert College.
Shown, Deputy Craig Beiter and Taz met with students and also demonstrated what happens when a K-9 goes after a criminal on the run.
Marine recruiters Staff Sgt. Joseph Derringer and Pvt. 1st Class Andrew Dunbar (N-W Class of 2011) talked with students about career opportunities in the Marine Corps. (photos by Thomas Cannuli)