Thursday, July 28, 2016

Assessment Day


   On Thursday 28- July the Bogota Emergency Services Youth Academy held their assessment day for the recruits for Class 06. This was held in the Bogota High School Speary Gym, and was used to evaluate the condition of the recruits entering the Academy this Summer. The Student were given timed test on four types of standard exercises.  The recruits were divided into for groups with each one starting with a different exercise. They rotated through Sit-ups, Push-up, Jumping Jack, and Mountain Climbing. After all the exercises had been completed the recruits were assembled in the bleachers to hear from Director Sgt Craig Lynch and Coordinator Anna Geraghty  "Miss Anna" After they spoke a number of the interns talked to the recruits. All of these interns are Academy Alumni who have returned to assist the Academy in training the next class of Cadets. The interns talked about how much of a challenge the Orientation  Day will be. And how the toughest time is just after the Duty Day begins until Lunch.  They then explained while the rest of the time at the Academy will require hard work and focus,
it will be rewarded in the excitement and pride they will have in themselves  after each day as a member of Class 06.
     Due to construction at the High School  Duty Day 1 Orientation Day  Friday-29 -July will be held at Bixby School. The Call time is 7:30 a and recruit must assemble at the Main Entrance located on Fischer Ave. The next duty days will be  on Monday & Tuesday 1& 2 August and  will be held at Steen School. Cadets will be told where to report to at Steen on Orientation Day.

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