2012-06-07 / Front Page

Cadets Report For 18th Annual Camp Cadet

DA Travis Kendall to give graduation address
By Jean Snyder
STAFF WRITER


Tpr. Aaron Tiracorda and “Tom” demonstrate for the cadets how the Pennsylvania State Police use their K-9 Unit in various areas of law enforcement. The K-9 Unit was part of Sunday evening’s activities. Tpr. Aaron Tiracorda and “Tom” demonstrate for the cadets how the Pennsylvania State Police use their K-9 Unit in various areas of law enforcement. The K-9 Unit was part of Sunday evening’s activities. The Fulton County Camp Cadet Association’s 18th annual Camp Cadet program kicked off on Sunday, June 3, 2012, at Camp Sinoquipe near Fort Littleton.

Forty cadets, 20 males and 20 females, between the ages of 12- 15, were selected from the county’s three school districts and reported for the weeklong camping session sponsored jointly by the Pennsylvania State Police at the McConnellsburg station and by the county’s social services agencies. Four senior cadets from previous graduating classes were also chosen as mentors for the incoming cadets.

This year’s weeklong activities will culminate on Friday evening, June 8, with a lakeside graduation ceremony to be held at 6 p.m. Fulton County District Attorney Travis L. Kendall will deliver this year’s graduation address.

The public is invited to attend Friday evening’s graduation ceremonies to celebrate the cadets’ achievements.

Campers will spend the week in four squads. Squad leaders will be Pennsylvania State Police officers and representatives from local social services agencies.

This year 18 students from Southern Fulton, 13 from Central Fulton and nine from Forbes Road were chosen to participate.

The cadets reported to the following squads on Sunday:

Blue Squad (with squad leaders Trooper Joe Horton, Brent Pistner, Beth Bryant and Trooper Brad Huff): Austin Miller, Jason Pecho, Nicholas Bell, Garrett Danfelt, Lane Ulsh, Janelle Appel, Kaelani Castle, Jerrica Grance, Courtney Seville and Lillie Wilt. The senior cadet for the Blue Squad is Zachary Peck..

Green Squad (with squad leaders Cpl. William Baker, Chris McQuade and Trooper John Piasecki): Ty Keller, Gage Mellott, Michael Black, Steven Lynn, Heath Hilbert, Serena Largent, Kyra Duvall, Ashlyn Gregory, Elisha Powell and Abbey Strayer.. The senior cadet for the Green Squad is Zachery Fittry.

Red Squad (with squad leaders Ann Sheffield, Trooper Jeff Remeikas and Cpl. Sean Flaherty): Jeremiah Ashkettle, Blaze Donelson, Isaiah Clark, Logan Souders, Antuane Babcock, Heaven Bradley, Lena Duvall, Alison Hendershot, Sierra Lashley and Katelyn Harman.The senior cadet for the Red Squad is Cora Wilt.

Purple Squad (with squad leaders Cpl. Jim Lupey, Lori Lupey and Trooper Brad Poole): Lane Kendall, Dylan Bishop, Gage Coy, Dalton Strait, Devin Clark, Hannah Bishop, Olivia McElwee, Morgan Kendall, Krista Kreps and Hollie Williams. The senior cadet for the Purple Squad is Morghan Taylor.

The Fulton County Camp Cadet Association’s board of directors includes Cpl. William Baker, president; Randy Clever, vice president; Christine Mc- Quade, secretary; Brent Pistner, treasurer; and board members Jack Rhodes, Don Eisaman, Lori Lupey, Judy Eisaman, Beth Bryant, Nancy Younker, Carol Mc- Carty, Trooper Jeff Remeikas and Trooper Joe Horton.

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