Francis Mirante-April Mason Student of the Month
Francis Mirante is a senior at Lake Region High School and is a second year Fire Science student at LRVC where he has obtained training and numerous certifications including the Pro-Board National Firefighter 1 & 2 certification that he will receive this June. Francis is a Junior Firefighter with the Naples Fire-Rescue Department and was selected Junior Firefighter of the year in 2018.
His instructor, Rick Shepard, says that he is a solid student with a great attitude and a “peculiar” sense of humor. He is always willing to help in class and with many SkillsUSA events that are held after school and on weekends.
Francis works at Seacoast Adventure Park at Seacoast Adventure Park as a groundskeeper/safety enforcer and at the Umbrella Factory supermarket as a stocker.
Francis has enlisted in the Maine Army National Guard as a Combat Engineer. This fall he will be starting the Paramedicine Program at SMCC. He will be an asset to any fire department that he becomes involved with.