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Volunteer Firefighter Honored as EASTERN Student of the Month

William Mucker was honored as Eastern Center for Arts and Technology's Student of the Month for February.

William Mucker is the February 2013 Student of the Month at Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) in Willow Grove. He is in his second year of EASTERN’s Protective Services program and a senior at Upper Dublin High School. The Student of the Month Award is sponsored by EASTERN’s faculty,
Joint Committee and the Willow Grove Rotary Club to highlight student excellence, success and service. Ten students each year are selected for this honor.

At EASTERN, William maintains high grades in his Protective Services program and is actively involved in SkillsUSA as the 2012 – 2013 SkillsUSA Protective Services Class Vice President and Treasurer. SkillsUSA is a national student organization promoting good citizenship, student leadership, professionalism, teamwork, and recognizes student achievement and excellence.

For the past two years, William has been a student presenter at Upper Dublin High School for EASTERN’s Tenth Grade Career Expo presentation, in which he discussed the specifics of his program. Last May at EASTERN’s Awards Night, William was recognized for Perfect Attendance. Through EASTERN’s
Protective Services program, William has achieved his National Fire Protection Agency Hazardous Materials Awareness Certification. He is a volunteer firefighter with the Fort Washington Fire Company.

“William has mapped out an impressive career path for himself,” said Walt Kenney, EASTERN’s Protective Services Instructor. “He possesses a true passion for the criminal justice field. I am confident that he will have a long, successful career.”

After graduation from EASTERN and Upper Dublin High School, William plans to enlist in the United States Marine Corps. William plans to continue his education in Criminal Justice after the military. EASTERN is a public school serving students in nine Eastern Montgomery County school districts. Those
districts include Abington, Bryn Athyn, Cheltenham, Hatboro-Horsham, Jenkintown, Lower Moreland, Springfield, Upper Dublin and Upper Moreland. Students benefit from specialized career programs that give them a competitive edge in college or in a career. The campus is at 3075 Terwood Road in Willow Grove.

For more information, please call Amy Shields, Organizational Advancement Director, at 215-784-4806, or visit the school’s website at www.eastech.org. Become a fan on Facebook – www.facebook.com/EasternCenter.

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