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Pennsylvania State Police Troop L, M welcomes new troopers

Monday, November 19, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Acting Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Robert Evanchick recently announced 99 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops across the commonwealth.

The ceremony at Bishop McDevitt High School marked the culmination of 27 weeks of classroom and physical training.

Cadet Nicholas Manganiello, from Luzerne County, spoke on behalf of the graduating class.

The men and women represent the 153rd graduating cadet class assigned to the following troops include:

Troop L, Reading: Vincent J. Corkery Sr. of Bradford County, Nicholas E. Fischer II of Northampton County, Derek R. Hill of Schuylkill County, Trent W. Karaman of Columbia County, Donald P. Raudenbush of Berks County, John C. Reiter of Berks County, Jordan M. Rex of Lehigh County, Kody M. Rittenbaugh of Schuylkill County, Benjamin G. Sterner of Berks County, Michael Tomko of Schuylkill County, and Jarod G. Wampler of Lehigh County.

Troop M, Bethlehem: Corey A. Chapin of Bucks County, Anthony M. Gentile of Northampton County, Danielle M. Heimbach of Bucks County, Drew M. Hoffman of Philadelphia County, Trevor P. O’Malley of Bucks County, Lee J. Urschel of Middlesex County, New Jersey, Nicholas Uva III of Bucks County and Christopher A. Zampini of Lehigh County.

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