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Animal Control Academy Pinning Ceremony

Release Date: 10/23/2007

Contact: Sylvia Blair
Executive Assistant to the President
Carroll Community College

Carroll Community College Students Graduate
from Animal Control Officer Academy

The Fourth Annual East Coast Animal Control Officer Academy was held Oct. 1 to Oct. 12, 2007.  A pinning ceremony was held on Oct. 12 at the Public Safety Education and Training Center of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services in Sykesville. Sixteen students successfully completed the 90-clock-hour course.
Students from the following areas/employers participated in the pinning ceremony:

Jessica Gouff - City of Greenbelt, Md.
Harmony Dale - Prince George's County Government
Carlton Granger - Baltimore City
Myron Jackson - Baltimore City
Jocelyn Smith - Baltimore City
Travell Young - Baltimore City
Diana Greenwood - Caroline County Humane Society, Inc.
Michael Mansfield - Philadelphia, Pa. 
Erin Ochoa - Days End Farm Horse Rescue, Lisbon, Md.
Mary Riggleman - Allegany County Md.
Adam Young - Allegany County Md.
Paul Showalter - Humane Society of Kent County
Jeffrey Thomas - Charles County Md.
Daniel Williams - Harford County Government
Karen Baker - Carroll County Humane Society - Md.
Kimberly Maleski - On-site Coordinator - Centerville, Md.
The Academy, created by Carroll Community College's Continuing Education & Training in 2003, along with state and national humane organizations, provides training to animal control officers who work for humane societies, animal shelters, and police departments.



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