Pictured, from left, are Uriel Carbajal, Jaime Carbajal, Gregory Eubank, Sean McKinley, Janey Carballo, Derren Burke, Stephanie Alfaro, Jimmy Nguyen, Chelsey Anzengruber, Jenna
Odeh, Izzy Perez, Jennifer Schimmel, Emily Stanley, and Rebeca Majano. Also graduating but not in attendance are Shirley Alvarez, Alan Berens, Michael Bizon, Ryan Eisnaugle, Brendan Eyerman, Aubrey Henderson, Natasha Russell, Brian Salmeron, Lisa Sheffer, Mario Sorto-Cabrera, and Aidan Toole.
Also pictured are Mayor Steve DeBenedittis, Vice Mayor/Mayor Elect Lisa Merkel, Councilwoman Connie Hutchison, and Councilman Jasbinder Singh. Officers present are Captain Larry Presgrave and Crime Prevention officer Tanya Henry.
On May 22, the Herndon Town Council recognized the graduating class from the Twelfth Session of the Herndon Police Youth Academy at an official Town Council presentation. This year, 25 area youths graduated from the academy. Students attended 10 weeks of instruction in all aspects of the law enforcement profession, including crime prevention, crime scene evidence collection, criminal investigation of gangs, narcotics, and cyber-crime, as well as information on the judicial system and police communications.