2007 Firefighter of the Year

Peter Kokkoris

This year Chief John Didelot presented Pete Kokkoris with the department's annual "Firefighter of the Year" award at the members Annual Christmas Party. Pete first joined the department in January of 1999 as a Jr. Probationary. Pete then took a leave of absence to serve his country as a United States Marine. Pete was deployed over seas to various countries including Haiti and Iraq. Upon returning from over seas and finishing his military service, Pete returned to active volunteer duty with the department in July of 2006. Since his return, Pete has proven his ability to learn and grow. His two most recent accomplishments were MRT-D and Firefighter I. Pete has even completed the department's 2nd Grade Firefighter Exam which allowed him off probation. Pete is currently in the department's Driver Training Program.