Sheriff congratulates first class to complete law enforcement Teen Academy
Luke Rindell is congratulated by Deputy Matthew Butler, middle, and Sheriff William Sheron during the graduation Friday of the first class to complete the new Teen Academy in law enforcement presented by the Sheriff's Office at Byron-Bergen High School.
Rindell was the only student in the 14-member class to score 100 on his final exam.
Below, a press release from the Genesee County Sheriff's Office about the academy:
“I am pleased to announce that the First Teen Academy was an extreme success," Sheriff William Sheron said. "The students were provided with the opportunity to experience the various roles of law enforcement in our community, and they eagerly embraced all aspects of the curriculum.
"I want to thank the students for their hard work and dedication and to all those that provided instruction throughout this weeklong program. A special thank you to the Academy Director, Deputy Matthew R. Butler, and deputies Chad P. Cummings and Deborah L. Snyder for their assistance and efforts in coordinating such a unique, one-of-a-kind experience for the students.
"We look forward to hosting the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office Teen Academy on an annual basis for students throughout Genesee County."
The following participants are graduates of the First Annual Genesee County Sheriff’s Office Teen Academy:
- Class captains -- Brandon Kowalski, Devon Reigle and Morgan Rhodes;
- Zachary Babcock;
- Cameron Buck;
- Shaina Dejesus;
- Bailey Faucett;
- Ethan Pocock;
- Luke Rindell;
- Noah Toal;
- Shawn Turner;
- Gianni Vallese;
- Alessandra Wolf;
- Jayson Yauchzee.