Kensi Bieniek 2018 Recipient
“Supporting Women in Firefighting”
Lone Star Fire & Safety Equipment, LLC would like to Congratulate Kensi Bieniek, who is a member of the Caddo Parish Fire District in Louisiana. This scholarship will allow Kensi to attend the Big Rig & Mass Transit International Rescue Academy. That is being held at Round Rock Fire Departments beautiful 73 acre training facility, in Round Rock Texas.
Most importantly Kensi will have the ability to train beside some of the best firefighters in the industry. The 12 person instructor core at the Academy is the elite of the elite. Their expertise has allowed them to train firefighters from every corner of the Globe. In addition to the excellent instructor core. There will be members from departments all around the state of Texas, along with four Colombian firefighters and one Albanian firefighter attending this Academy.
Because this Academy is a three day Academy focusing on advanced rescue techniques associated with Big Rig & Mass Transit vehicles. She will have the opportunity to expand her knowledge and skills to a level that only a few firefighters get a chance to. There will be 15 scenario based training evolutions. These evolution’s will include topics such as; Over-rides, Under-rides, Tractor-trailer rollovers, Tanker truck rollovers and Mass Transit Vehicle Rescue.
Kensi is one of many amazing applicants who were being considered for this scholarship. Therefore it was not an easy selection because all the candidates met and exceeded our minimum requirements. Moreover, we felt Kensi best exemplified the skills and training necessary to attend this Academy. Less are we concerned with her abilities but rather we hope this experience helps Kensi flourish as she continues with her fire career.