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EMHS Alumna Wins FEPA Media Award
Alumna and Channel 13 Meteorologist Maureen McCann was recently recognized with the Florida Emergency Preparedness Association Media Award. The media award is presented to an individual or organization of the news media for outstanding efforts to educate and inform the public about emergency management. McCann graduated in spring 2017 with a certificate in emergency management and homeland security.

Undergraduate Student Receives Emergency Management Designation
Undergraduate student Floyd Diehl has been designated a senior military emergency management specialist by the Military Emergency Management Specialist Academy, which is part of the State Guard Association of the United States. Diehl, who is a lieutenant within the Royal Laos Airborne Association, is a public administration student minoring in emergency management.

Emergency Management Program Draws International Scholar to UCF
After a career of service with the South Korea Coast Guard, Hyun-do Hong, known as Chris Hong to his American friends, decided to continue his education at UCF.

Alumni Achievement Award Winners

Keila Walker, 2017

Keila Walker, ’15, serves as the operations manager for the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority.

Michelle Cechowski, 2016

Michelle Cechowski, ’12, is the emergency manager for the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council.

Angela Moreno, 2015

Angela Moreno, ’12, is a business analyst for the Florida Division of Emergency Management.

Kristie Toruno, 2014

Kristie Toruno, ’08, is a solutions consultant and social media analyst for Snaptrends in Central Florida.