Police cadets graduated Friday from the State Police Academy in Hershey.
Gov. Tom Corbett announced that 100 men and woman joined the ranks of the Pennsylvania State Police following their graduation.
"Today these State Police graduates join the ranks of their fellow troopers who put their lives on the line each and every day to help keep Pennsylvania safe. I am grateful for their commitment to service" Corbett stated.
The ceremony was held at Central Dauphin High School, where Corbett spoke. Commissioner Frank Noonan also made additional remarks.
Cadet Stephen H. Randolph, Jr., of Reading, Berks County, spoke on behalf of the cadet class.
Cadet Justin R. Albert is named the outstanding cadet by his classmates and instructors, receiving the American Legion Award.
Local graduates were:
Troop L, Reading, Berks County
Morgan A. Bright, Reading, Berks County
Brian D. Cipko, Tamaqua, Schuylkill County
Christopher R. Higdon, Hunlock Creek, Luzerne County
Andrew F. Mylet, Wapwallopen, Luzerne County
Benjamin J. Toth, Palmyra, Lebanon County
Michael T. Wyberski, Dallas, Luzerne County
Troop M, Bethlehem, Northampton County
Bryan B. Billger, Allentown, Lehigh County
Michael J. Borrero, Roseto, Northampton County
Robert R. Griffin, Jr., Bethlehem, Northampton County
Aaron J. Hosier, Harding, Luzerne County
Brandon L. Jimmerson, Nanticoke, Luzerne County
Mark A. Kirby, Carbondale, Lackawanna County
Brian C. Konopka, Bethlehem, Northampton County
Edwin Leon, Bethlehem, Northampton County
David W. Lindquist, Jr., Susquehanna, Susquehanna County
Allen R. O'Hara, Perkasie, Bucks County