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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

19 y/o Earns Medic License

Christopher Kizziah - Rural Metro Ambulance

Youth shifts career onto fast track to snag paramedic license at 19
Monday, April 13, 2009
JEREMY GRAY
News staff writer

At an age when many people are still trying to decide what to do with their lives, 19-year-old Christopher Kizziah is in the business of saving them.

When Kizziah was 16, he got his GED and began studying at Jefferson State Community College to be a paramedic.

In December, at age 18, Kizziah passed the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians exam on his first attempt. In 2007, the national registry reported that in Alabama only 38 percent pass the exam on the first try.

People in the emergency medical services field say few paramedics are as young as Kizziah.

Read the entire Birmingham News story

2 Comments:

At 6/09/2009 11:32:00 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations on begining your miserable life at 19 yrs son. ( really smart frank, one vagina for the rest of your life, real smart){old school}

 
At 6/16/2010 12:57:00 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Someone that begins their life at 19 knowing what they want to accomplish is much better off than some asshole like you that would downgrade them for an accomplishment that is raley achieved. I personaly believe that Chistopher Kizziah is a well rounded young man that has a full life ahead of him! If you say different you are an idiot!

 

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