Ellen Yarborough: From Schoolhouse to Firehouse (Pt 1)

An Army of Normal Folks

Feb 13 2024 • 33 mins

There are 677,000 volunteer firefighters across America and Ellen Yarborough joined their ranks at 45 years old. The history teacher then accidentally pioneered giving her students academic credit for their service as fire cadets, which they can do as young as 14 years old! Her model called “Schoolhouse to Firehouse” is inspiring the next generation of firefighters and community leaders.

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