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Fallon Ambulance Service announces Weymouth High recipient of 2014 Scholarship Program
QUINCY, WEYMOUTH, MA, ISSUED JUNE 16, 2014…Fallon Ambulance Service ( www.fallonambulance.com), the region’s largest independent ambulance service provider, is proud to announce Weymouth High School graduate Alycia Carney as a recipient of its annual Scholarship Program.
The graduating senior will attend St. Anselm’s College this fall, to study nursing.
As a Fallon scholarship recipient, she will be able to enroll in a comprehensive EMT training program at the Quincy EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Academy. Recipients will also have an opportunity for employment with Fallon Ambulance Service, upon completion of the sponsored EMT course, state examination and receipt of the Massachusetts EMT Certification.
“We are pleased to congratulate Alycia on qualifying for this year’s scholarship,” said Peter Racicot, Senior Vice President at Fallon Ambulance Services. “EMT training can lead to many occupational paths and also provide a great foundation for a college career.”
Said Weymouth Mayor Sue Kay, “I am so glad that this Weymouth resident has received this opportunity; I applaud Fallon’s efforts to assist students who are looking to further their EMT education.”
About Fallon Ambulance
Fallon Ambulance Service was founded in 1923 by James R. Fallon, Sr. Mr. Fallon’s son, James R. (Ray) Fallon, Jr., served as President and owner from 1974 until 2000. Today, Timothy J. Fallon, grandson to the founder, serves as President and CEO. Tim’s sister Kathleen Mackie, step brothers, Peter Racicot, Senior Vice President and Normand Racicot, Vice President, also represent the third generation of this family business. And a fourth generation represented by 7 great grandchildren of the founder is working in various capacities in the organization. Fallon Ambulance is the largest privately owned and operated ambulance service in the Northeast. Fallon Ambulance employs more than 600 personnel, operates more than 150 vehicles and responds to over 160,000 emergency and non-emergency calls per year. Fallon Ambulance is the 9-1-1 provider for the municipalities of Milton, Quincy, Brookline, Weymouth, Braintree and Dedham and provides primary backup to Boston. Fallon Ambulance Service additionally provides medical transportation for a number of area medical facilities including nursing homes, hospitals, and HMO’s throughout Greater Boston, the South Shore and Metro West region. It is headquartered at 111-115 Brook Road, Quincy, MA and operates satellite offices throughout its coverage area. Fallon Ambulance Service has been recognized many times by various business and community organizations for its exceptional service. For additional information about Fallon Ambulance Services or programs that the company offers, contact Peter Racicot, Senior Vice President, at (617) 745-2117 or visit www.fallonambulance.com.
Photo caption: Alycia Carney (center), recipient of this year’s Fallon Ambulance Service 2014 scholarship, is seen with Peter Racicot, left, Senior Vice President, Fallon Ambulance; and (right) Weymouth Mayor Sue Kay.