New Bedford City Firefighter, Anthony Poente '87 Recognized for his Commitment to Fire Safety

Congratulations to Anthony Poente '87 for earning the 2024 New Bedford Way Award for his work as a Fire & Life Safety Firefighter. 
The New Bedford Fire Department shared, "Firefighter Anthony is well known throughout the community, he is an outstanding example of someone who demonstrates their commitment to public safety through prevention and education initiatives.
He has charisma, jokes, and finds innovative ways to teach for all ages. Firefighter Anthony has fostered positive relationships with schools, businesses, community groups, public service organizations, and churches, to ensure they have access to public fire & life safety education." 
We thank Anthony for his commitment to keeping our community safe!