WC EMS Academy to hold grand opening Wednesday

Mar 10, 2023 | News

Ever wanted to check out the workings inside of an ambulance, but without a medical emergency?

A grand opening ceremony for the Weatherford College EMS Department will provide an opportunity to do exactly that at 3 p.m. March 8 inside the Jack Knight Building.

The EMS department has been around since at least 2011, when it first received accreditation, and offers both an EMT and paramedic program.

“We see a lot of people that are fresh out of high school, and we’re giving them that foundational base,” WC EMS Program Coordinator Samantha Grimsley said, noting they also have a partnership with Granbury High School to serve students there. “And then we’ve also got some older folks who are just looking for a career change.”