EvCC Graduates 21 New Firefighters

After 15 weeks of training, 21 Everett Community College Fire Academy students earned Firefighter I & II and Hazardous Materials Awareness & Operations certificates in December. “We take pride in training firefighters who are dedicated to serving their communities and saving lives,” said EvCC Fire Science Program Director, Russell Colmore.

Press Release

Release Date: Jan. 27, 2015

Contact: Russell Colmore, Director of Emergency Services Programs, 425-388-9161; 

EvCC graduates 21 new firefighters

Everett Community College firefighter graduates. 

Donate to Gary Parks Memorial Scholarship to Help Future Firefighters

The family of Everett firefighter Gary Parks and his fellow firefighters are creating an Everett Community College scholarship to honor Parks’ memory.Parks, an 18-year veteran of the Everett Fire Department, was killed in 1987 battling a fire that destroyed EvCC’s library and student union. The Gary Parks Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in EvCC’s Fire Science program. The Everett Community College Foundation is asking for donations to the scholarship fund. To give, contact EvCC Development Director Amy Wilcox at or 425-388-9250.

Press Release

Release Date: Feb. 26, 2014
Contact: John Olson, Executive Director of the EvCC Foundation and Vice President of College Advancement, 425-388-9555;

Gary Parks Memorial Scholarship to Help Future Firefighters