City of Pensacola

May 7, 2018                                                


Vernon Stewart, 850.435.1623


City of Pensacola Graduates 33 in Citizens Academy

Thirty-three area residents graduated from the City of Pensacola Citizens Academy. Attendees from across the area concluded this nine-week course with a graduation ceremony at Osceola Golf Course.
The Citizens Academy is a comprehensive program designed to enhance awareness of and access to City services, and create ambassadors for the City. The graduating class spent nine weeks learning about City departments and visiting City Hall, Pensacola International Airport, Pensacola Police Department, Pensacola Energy, City sanitation facilities and fire stations among others.
2018 Pensacola Citizens Academy Graduates:
Elaine Mitchell, Myra Van Hoose, Alice Neal, Andrew Neal, Mr. Russell Rauanheimo, Mrs. Russell Rauanheimo, Stan Peters, Virdell Cleveland, Jackie Holley, Donald Kobiec, Lee Alexander, Madison Alexander, Chuntell Patterson, Alesia Y W Ross, Rachel Cosson, Derek Cosson, Byron Burkhart, Patricia Parker, Gregory Dziadon, Shellie Hutchinson, David Beaulieu, Karla Miller, Mario Campa, Charles Gheen, Jackie Gheen, Tonya Lied, Caryn Ciesla, Jonathan R. Stallworth, Jessie Harms, Judy Olson, Bruce Olson, Magi Thomley Williams and Pamela B. Schwartz 

The Academy began on March 6th and assembled every Tuesday evening. This course is a free nine-week, hands-on, interactive introduction to the inner workings of the City of Pensacola and its departments. Dinner was provided with tours and demonstrations that made the course both informative and fun.

For more information about the next Pensacola Citizens Academy, please contact Vernon Stewart, Public Information Officer at


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