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Robert Bradshaw named June’s SCC Health Sciences Student of the Month

Published on Jun 3, 2024

SCC Health Sciences Student of the Month June 2024: Robert Bradshaw, Fire/Rescue Science Technology StudentRobert Bradshaw of Russell Springs, a student currently enrolled in studies in the Somerset Community College (SCC) Fire/Rescue Science Technology Program has been named the recipient of the SCC Health Sciences Division’s Student of the Month for June. Bradshaw received the award and is now a candidate for the Division’s Student of the Year, to be announced in May 2025.

Bradshaw has been a volunteer firefighter with the Eli Fire Department since 2014 and presently works for the Bardstown Fire Department.

The Fire/Rescue Science Technology Program provides training for volunteer, combination and career fire departments. Moreover, SCC's program extends its offerings to businesses, industries, ambulance services, and rescue squads throughout Kentucky. This initiative aims to enhance educational opportunities for the community of the Commonwealth in a high-demand, life-saving industry.

Bradshaw was recommended for the award by training coordinator Terry Wattenbarger.

“Robert's dedication to the fire service is truly commendable,” states Wattenbarger. “It reflects a commitment to enhancing both his skills and knowledge. By taking advantage of the partnership between the Kentucky Fire Commission, State Fire Rescue Training, KCTCS and SCC, he has not only furthered his education but also set an example of learning and professional development.”

Bradshaw commended the leadership of influential professionals who have impacted his career and education.

“I would like to express my sincere gratitude to my superiors and esteemed leaders from both my professional and voluntary roles, as well as to all those who have dedicated their time and efforts in supporting my journey to this point,” states Bradshaw. “In addition, I would like to express my gratitude to Mr. Wattenbarger for his invaluable assistance in the successful implementation of this degree program.”

Bradshaw is expected to graduate with an Associate of Applied Science Degree from the Fire/Rescue Science Technology Program this summer with plans to further his education and become an arson investigator.

For more information on SCC’s Fire/Rescue Science Technology Program, visit