Sunday, December 25, 2022

New Troopers Graduate from the Pennsylvania State Police Academy

Right before the holiday, on Friday, Colonel Robert Evanchick, commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police, announced that 102 cadets have graduated from as the 165th Class from Pennsylvania State Police Academy.
The cadets graduating during a ceremony at the Academy in Hershey.

One of those cadets is from Mahanoy City and will be stationed in Jonestown, Lebanon County.

Colonel Evanchick told the cadets they have been given the tools needed to succeed. He said it is now up to them to apply what they have learned.

“I ask you to never compromise yourself or your fellow troopers, and always maintain your honor and integrity,” said Evanchick. “I have full faith in your abilities and devotion to protect and serve the residents and visitors of this commonwealth.”

Six cadets received special awards and recognition during Friday’s ceremony at Bishop McDevitt High School in Dauphin County:
  • Cody J. Dugan received the Ronald M. Sharpe Leadership Award for exemplifying the qualities of leadership;
  • Cole J. Zapf received the John K. Schafer Memorial Award for the highest combined score on a series of physical skills tests;
  • Casey L. Ward received the American Legion Award for all-around academic, physical, ethical, and moral qualifications;
  • Gage T. Fischer received the Daniel F. Dunn High Scholastic Award for the highest level of academic achievement in the class;
  • Kyle J. Morton received the Colonel Paul J. Chylak Memorial Driver Proficiency Award for the highest proficiency in driver safety training;
  • Ryan G. Reilly received the Sergeant Charles B. Gesford High Pistol Award for the highest score on the department’s pistol qualification course.
The new troopers will report to the following stations on Jan. 3:Troop B, Belle Vernon
Cameron K. Allmendinger

Troop B, Uniontown
  • Tyler E. Barry
  • Jesse J. Gillespie
  • Jeremy R. Miller
  • Jordan L. Miller
  • Jenna Mulet
  • Alexander A. Nemec
  • Derek D. Richards

Troop B, Waynesburg
  • Bo H. Ricci
  • Mina L. Tomovich Thompson

Troop C, Clarion
  • Brandon E. Hoffman

Troop C, Clearfield
  • Joseph DiPietro IV
  • Alex T. Verne

Troop C, Lewis Run
  • Rex E. Martin Jr.
  • Kyle J. Morton
  • Joshua M. Perkins

Troop C, Marienville
  • Caleb A. Baxter
  • Dylan R. Cyphert

Troop C, Punxsutawney
  • Gary J. Evans

Troop C, Ridgway
  • Kaelie A. Fox
  • Brendan D. Laird
  • Joseph A. Tommelleo

Troop D. Kittanning
  • Anthony D. Bertoluzzi
  • Joseph J. Daransky
  • Andrew J. Dindinger

Troop D. New Castle
  • Vincent G. Buonpane

Troop E, Corry
  • George D. Dufala III
  • Elijah M. Kaufman

Troop F, Coudersport
  • Gage T. Fischer
  • Ryan S. Querry
  • Benjamin D. Sterling
  • Luke T. Stutsman

Troop F, Emporium
  • Hailee C. McCandless

Troop F, Lamar
  • Dylan N. Krivosky

Troop F, Mansfield
  • Alexander D. Rivers

Troop F, Milton
  • Timothy B. Hummel
  • Casey L. Ward

Troop F, Montoursville
  • Evan R. Llanso
  • Christopher S. Moore Jr.

Troop H. Carlisle
  • Christopher L. Cannino
  • Jason C. Cutshall
  • Micah P. Wise

Troop H, Chambersburg
  • Antoinette R. Cross
  • Daniel C. Miley
  • Catherine A. Miller
  • Spenser C. Myers
  • Kevin P. Rhodes

Troop H, Gettysburg
  • Daniel J. Keene
  • Ryan G. Reilly
  • Ethan D. Rhoads

Troop H, Harrisburg
  • David C. Jeffers
  • Trevor N. Royer
  • Kaitlyn J. Smith

Troop H. Lykens
  • Brandon B. Boyd
  • Cody J. Dugan

Troop H. Newport
  • Gage J. Boreman

Troop J, Avondale
  • Andrew J. Bernier
  • Chandler B. Melchior
  • Daquan A. Worley

Troop J, Embreeville
  • Cole J. Zapf

Troop J, Lancaster
  • Melissa S. Brett
  • Joshua I. Croyle
  • Ryan J. Kalinich
  • Blaize A. Raisner

Troop J, York
  • Matthew T. Anderson Jr.
  • Kirsten E. Deck
  • Ethan I. Healey
  • Jesse R. Huber
  • Frank C. Montecalvo III
  • Joseph C. Moore
  • Mark A. Stephens Jr.
  • Parker M. Wallace

Troop K. Media
  • Marie E. Haydak
  • David S. Milligan
  • Tyler W. Moyer
  • Jose A. Russi
  • Joseph A. Sivo

Troop K, Philadelphia
  • David S. Litovsky
  • Nicholas P. Nowak
  • Glenn W. Seymour Jr.

Troop L, Jonestown
  • McKenzy A. Keener
  • Mark A. Mlynek (Native of Mahanoy City)

Troop L, Reading
  • Michael J. Bozym
  • David R. Piestrak
  • Ethan P. Shane

Troop L, Schuylkill Haven
  • Cole W. Weil

Troop M, Bethlehem
  • Raheem O. Ford
  • Andres F. Orozco-Castillo
  • Michael J. Stasko Jr.
  • Tydus J. Winstead

Troop M, Dublin
  • David M. Rybicki
  • Julian T. Stires

Troop M, Fogelsville
  • Anthony M. Chidiac
  • Caleb D. Stoeckmann
  • Michael Torres

Troop N, Stroudsburg
  • Richard A. Grippi
  • Dylan M. Walck

Troop P, Towanda
  • Austin J. Altemus
  • Santino J. Alunni
  • Colton B. Babcock
  • Alexander K. Gregoire
  • Logan J. Knapp