Anderson EMS awarded grant from UT Medical

CLINTON—Anderson County Emergency Medical Services has received a grant totaling $1,800 to assist with purchasing updated curriculum for training purposes.

Anderson County EMS was notified of the grant award in April and received the check during a presentation at the UT Lifestar, Emergency and Trauma Continuing Education Quarterly Luncheon in May 2023.

Anderson County EMS Deputy Director of Education Bobbi Jo Henderson, left, receives a training grant award from Dr. Brian Daley, Trauma Medical Director at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

 “I am very thankful for the University of Tennessee grant, and especially proud of our EMS team and their focus on patient care,” Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank said. “Director Nathan Sweet, and Deputy Director of Education Bobbi Jo Henderson continuously go above and beyond in the field of training for our Anderson County EMS Department, and our citizens benefit greatly from this commitment.”

The $1,800 grant was awarded by the Dr. Robert F. Lash, M.D. Emergency Medicine Fund at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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