Commissioner Robert Evanchick announced today that 98 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops across the commonwealth. The men and women represent the 156th graduating cadet class.
The ceremony at the Scottish Rite Cathedral marked the culmination of 28 weeks of classroom and physical training. Cadet Zachary M. McKeehan, of Huntingdon County, spoke on behalf of the graduating class.
The graduates have been assigned to the following local troops:
Troop M, Bethlehem
Michael J. Coleman of Northampton County
Taylor A. Dietrich of Lehigh County
Matthew Gill of Lehigh County
Peter G. Hamati-Attieh of Lehigh County
Bernard J. Popson of Luzerne County
Jason L. Witmer of York County
Troop M, Fogelsville
Charles A. Blesse of Schuylkill County
Anthony F. Desando Jr. of Lackawanna County