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Ceremony to Rename FDNY High School for Captain Vernon A. Richard, FDNY

June 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A ceremony will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 12:00pm to rename FDNY High School in Brooklyn the Captain Vernon A. Richard High School for Public Safety.

The ceremony will take approximately one hour in the school’s auditorium.

Captain Vernon A. Richard was 53 and a 24-year FDNY veteran when he was killed responding with Ladder 7 to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. A devoted family man and talented athlete, Captain Richard will also be remembered for his beautiful baritone. Many who didn’t know him heard him sing the National Anthem at a variety of events.

FDNY High School
400 Pennsylvania Avenue (between Blake & Dumont Avenues)
Brooklyn, NY 11207


June 30, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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FDNY High School
400 Pennsylvania Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States