Nicolet College’s unique firefighter training partnership changes lives, opens doors for graduates

  • Source: florence-forestnews
  • Published: 12/29/2016 06:45 PM

Everyone makes his or her own path in life. Jelani Bunn and Melvin Casiano are no different. Both young men and their 14 classmates decided the path they were on wasn’t working. To build a brighter future for themselves, they elected to enroll at the Blackwell Job Corps Center in eastern Forest County. Recently, all 16 graduated from a firefighter training program offered through a partnership – the first of its kind in the nation - between the U.S. Forest Service, Blackwell and Nicolet College in Rhinelander.


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