Riviera Seaside pupil honored for saving household from home hearth

Riviera Seaside pupil honored for saving household from home hearth

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. — A pupil is being hailed a hero after saving a household a from a home hearth in Riviera Seaside.

On Backyard Street in Palm Seaside County there lies a second probability for teenagers. It is referred to as Riviera Seaside Preparatory and Achievement College.

It is nestled amongst warehouses and if it did not have its signage, you in all probability would not discover it. 

Jahere Robinson

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Jahere Robinson is being honored for saving a household from a hearth.

However inside the partitions, hallways and school rooms, there is a hero. 

“Late at night time like I would say 11, 12 o’clock at night time, that is after I heard screams,” Jahere Robinson stated.  

Robinson, with hearth extinguisher in hand, helped put out a fast-moving home hearth. 

“It was from the range, related to the wall, the roof, nearly to the attic, which might’ve induced the entire home and the individuals in there to not you already know…” he stated.

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Assistant Chief Keith Golden sees the potential in Jahere and is mentoring him.

Because of his efforts, Robinson was honored by the town of Riviera Seaside with their first ever “Neighborhood Heroes Award.” 

“Felt good, felt good,” he stated.  

Not solely did he obtain an award, however the hearth division helps him pursue his dream of changing into a firefighter. 

“Every time we discover a deserving individual or somebody we’re making an attempt to mentor or information via this system, we usually level them to Palm Seaside State, which they’ve a complete program that enables them to get licensed,” Assistant Chief Keith Golden stated. “I feel Jahere could be the right candidate.”

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Principal Mark Simmonds explains why he’s happy with Jahere Robinson.

Jahere graduates in December and Principal Mark Simmonds could not be prouder. 

“He is simply his personal man he has his personal plan, and he does not observe the norm,” he stated. 

Robinson’s plans are to complete faculty and get licensed as a firefighter. Maybe it was his future to be a firefighter. 

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