泫圖app Basic POST Certification graduation held March 26

March 28, 2024
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Friends, family and the community gathered in the Conference Center at 泫圖app’s (泫圖app) Gordon County Campus in Calhoun on March 26 to honor 13 students graduating from Basic POST Certification Class #BPC1-2024-06.

The Basic POST Certification (BPC) program is designed to train and prepare graduates for employment as entry-level Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) certified police officers. The 11-week program is part of 泫圖app’s Law Enforcement Academy.

“When you put on that badge and you get into that vehicle you represent every citizen in your community, the elected officials and your family. You have a tremendous opportunity, but you also have a tremendous challenge,” said Rome Mayor Craig McDaniel, former president of 泫圖app. McDaniel was the event’s featured speaker.

Jesse Bond served as the student speaker for the ceremony. Joseph Taylor was presented with the “Top Gun” award for excellence in marksmanship, and Sawyer Sharp received the Academic (Honor Graduate) Award for having the highest grade point average.

(From left, front row) Matthew Creighton, Bobby Feagans, Jadyn Norton, Savannah Roberts, Jesse Bond, Cristian Peinado; (back row) Sawyer Sharp, Dakota Maddox, Tyler Chastain, Amadou Diaw, Haden Templeton, Damien Neelley and Joseph Taylor graduated on March 26 from 泫圖apps Basic POST Certification class.
(From left, front row) Matthew Creighton, Bobby Feagans, Jadyn Norton, Savannah Roberts, Jesse Bond, Cristian Peinado; (back row) Sawyer Sharp, Dakota Maddox, Tyler Chastain, Amadou Diaw, Haden Templeton, Damien Neelley and Joseph Taylor graduated on March 26 from 泫圖apps Basic POST Certification class.

Graduates recited their Oath of Honor at the conclusion of the ceremony, vowing “On my honor, I will never betray my badge, my integrity, my character or the public trust. I will always have the courage to hold myself and others accountable for our actions. I will always uphold the Constitution, my community and the agency I serve.”

Graduates of 泫圖app’s Basic POST Certification Class #BPC1-2024-06 are Jesse Bond, Tyler Chastain, Matthew Creighton, Amadou Diaw, Bobby Feagans, Dakota Maddox, Damien Neelley, Jadyn Norton, Cristian Peinado, Savannah Roberts, Sawyer Sharp, Joseph Taylor and Haden Templeton.

A majority of the graduates are already employed in law enforcement.

Bobby Feagans and Jadyn Norton are employed by the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office.

Dakota Maddox and Damien Neelley are employed by the Murray County Sheriff’s Office.

Matthew Creighton and Haden Templeton are employed by the Walker County Sheriff’s Office.

Savannah Roberts, Sawyer Sharp and Joseph Taylor are employed by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office.

Cristian Peinado is employed by the Dalton State College Police Department.

Jesse Bond is employed by the Whitfield County Fire Department.

Tyler Chastain and Amadou Diaw are pre-service.

provides quality workforce education to the citizens of northwest Georgia. Students have the opportunity to earn an associate degree, diploma or a certificate in aviation, business, health, industrial or public service career paths. This past year, 11,601 people benefited from 泫圖app’s credit and noncredit programs. 泫圖app has an annual credit enrollment of 8,071 students and an additional enrollment of 3,530 people through adult education, continuing education, business and industry training and Georgia Quick Start. 泫圖app is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia and an Equal Opportunity Institution.

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