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PJC Receives Joey Howard Endowed Paramedic Scholarship

Published or Revised January 03, 2014

Howard gift photo

Joey Howard’s widow Cathy (seated at left), looks on as Paris Emergency Medical Services/Paramedic signs paperwork to create an endowed paramedic scholarship at PJC in Howard’s memory. Standing from left are PJC President Dr. Pam Anglin, Paris EMS/Paramedic Russell Thrasher, PJC Director of Institutional Advancement Derald Bulls, and Paris EMS/Paramedic Lindsay Goodson.

Justin Watson, Paris Emergency Medical Services/Paramedic signed paperwork to make the first deposit on behalf of co-workers and friends of the late paramedic Joey Howard, a 12-year Paris EMS veteran who lost his life in an accident in October, 2013. Looking on was Howard’s widow, Cathy.

Watson and co-worker Lindsay Goodson, began the effort to honor the memory of Howard through an endowed scholarship for the paramedic program at PJC.

Donations to the Howard Paramedic Endowment may be made to the Paris Junior College Endowment Fund, c/o Derald Bulls, 2400 Clarksville Street, Paris, TX 75460. Paris EMS staff members have raised over $1,300 toward the endowment to date.

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