National Park Ranger Academy names grads

The Colorado Northwestern Community College National Park Ranger Academy held its fall graduation ceremony on Nov. 13. Graduates are, back row from left: Lucas Box, Shane Barton, George Menze, David Engel and Eric Meier; middle row from left; Kyle Mackay, Daniel Kukura, Jason Apgar and Cory Bennett; and front row from left: Eric Brocaille, William Bartz, Brian Steidle, and Allison Bishop.

The Colorado Northwestern Community College National Park Ranger Academy held its fall graduation ceremony on Nov. 13. Graduates are, back row from left: Lucas Box, Shane Barton, George Menze, David Engel and Eric Meier; middle row from  left; Kyle Mackay, Daniel Kukura, Jason Apgar and Cory Bennett; and front row from left: Eric Brocaille, William Bartz, Brian Steidle, and Allison Bishop.
The Colorado Northwestern Community College National Park Ranger Academy held its fall graduation ceremony on Nov. 13. Graduates are, back row from left: Lucas Box, Shane Barton, George Menze, David Engel and Eric Meier; middle row from left; Kyle Mackay, Daniel Kukura, Jason Apgar and Cory Bennett; and front row from left: Eric Brocaille, William Bartz, Brian Steidle, and Allison Bishop.
RANGELY I The Colorado Northwestern Community College’s National Park Ranger Academy held its fall graduation ceremony on Nov. 13.

The graduation ceremony included: Chief Ranger Rick Mossman, who welcomed the ranger trainees, staff and guests; CNCC President Russell George; college representatives—academy coordinator Rebecca Roarty, lead instructor Richard Edwards and instructor Christopher Dodds.
There were also district ranger’s academy recollections, a presentation of individual awards, the presention of the Commission certificates and closing remarks by Chief Ranger Lee Buschkowsky.
The following NPS students graduated: Jason D. Apgar (New Jersey), Shane K. Barton (Missouri), William D. Bartz (Colorado), Cory T. Bennett (Virginia), Allison M. Bishop (Ohio), Lucas S. Box (Kansas), Eric W. Brocaille (Colorado), David M. Engel (Ohio); Daniel D. Kukura (New York), Kyle Mackay (Pennsylvania), Eric A. Meier (New Jersey), George F. Menze* (Alaska) and Brian Steidle* (Idaho).
* denotes district rangers