(PAHRUMP, NV.) – In May 2014, the Pahrump Valley Professional Fire Fighters (PVPFF) presented a graduating high school student with a $1,000 scholarship. This education-based donation is part of an annual effort for the firefighters to further education in their community. This is the fifth year the PVPFF has awarded this scholarship.
Hannah Lane of Pahrump Valley High School was the recipient of the $1,000 scholarship. Lane is planning to attend Brigham Young University (BYU) in Idaho, pursuing a degree in the field of biochemistry. Her ultimate goal is to become a dental surgeon.
This scholarship will help with tuition and books and is presented annually to students with high academic involvement and scholastic achievements.
Dustin Knutson of the PVPFF presented the scholarship check and says, “We are proud to give back to the youth in our community by helping to fund their education. The firefighters selected Hannah due to her hard work and commitment, and we are glad to assist her in her college path.”
About the Pahrump Valley Professional Fire Fighters:
The Pahrump Valley Firefighters, International Association, of Fire Fighters Local 4068, established September 1st, 2000, is a labor representative for 27 career firefighters of the Pahrump Valley Fire Rescue. IAFF Local 4068 advocates for the safety of firefighters and the citizens they serve and is also the driving force behind nearly every advance in the fire and emergency services in Pahrump Nevada. The Pahrump Valley Firefighters IAFF Local 4068 is affiliated with the International Association of Fire Fighters, Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada, Nevada State AFL-CIO and National AFL-CIO. Website: www.iafflocal4068.org.