Your Cherry Hill Professional Firefighters congratulate the 13 Recruit Firefighters from Class 23-28 who graduated from the CHFD Recruit Academy on December 1, 2023.

Ten of the recruits are considered probationary firefighters with the Cherry Hill Fire Department. The other three recruit firefighters will report to their respective departments: Burlington Township, Florence and Mt. Laurel Fire Department.

Each Recruit had their badges"pinned" on them and given their company assignments and will begin their next phase of training out in the field as Probationary Firefighters.

Congratulations and good luck to the following Probationary Firefighters:

PFF William S. Varner

PFF Nicholas A. Kienzle

PFF Nathan P. Finnegan

PFF Matthew Ambrosio, Jr.

PFF Randall J. Knapp, Jr.

PFF Michael Scardino

PFF Lacey M. Heist

PFF Jeremy D. Hacker

PFF Marc D. Pagan

PFF Matthew J. Earle

PFF Yahaira Bodon — Burlington Twp.Fire Department

PFF Matthew Brown —Florence Fire Department

PFF William Murray, III — Mt. Laurel Fire Department

Additional congratulations go to PFF Scardino on earning the Academic Achievement Award, PFF Knapp on earning the Physical Fitness Award and PFF Murray on earning the Dennis P. Reilly Core Values Award.