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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

MOUNT VERNON - Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) held a recognition ceremony on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at the Knox campus to honor the following graduates of the Basic Police Academy.* The Basic Police Academy prepares students to meet the requirements of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Council. Successful graduates are recommended to take the state certification examination.

Graduation Class BAS #14-034, Knox BPA Commander Richard Brenneman

  • Ashlyn Barber, Newark
  • Tyler Berger, Mount Vernon
  • Christopher M. Bunge, Columbus
  • Anthony Cline, Howard
  • Max C. Dawson, Newark
  • Elijah S. Finley, Bellville
  • Dylon T. Gandee, Cardington
  • Travis R. Hess, Mount Vernon
  • Andrew J. Keller, Coshocton
  • Brian S. Sindel, Heath
  • Katelynd M. Staffeldt, Fredericktown
  • Tommy F. Thomas, Canal Winchester

*Only graduates who have granted COTC permission to release their names to the public are listed.

Central Ohio Technical College is a fully accredited, public college dedicated to providing highquality,
accessible programs of technical education in response to current and emerging employment
needs, as well as encouraging the professional development of students, staff, faculty and
administrators to assist them in achieving their maximum potential. COTC is the only technical
college in Ohio operating four full-service campus locations: Newark, Coshocton, Knox and

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