The rescue squad elects new officers each academic year to lead their members and help advance the campus community’s safety. This year, the squad held a virtual swearing-in ceremony on May 1 to honor and recognize their new leaders.
Case has served in a number of roles within the squad, including as an attendant, assisting with patient care on emergency calls; as the former director of special projects; and currently as an ambulance driver.
Geary, a senior majoring in wildlife conservation in the College of Natural Resources and Environment, has served as chief of the Virginia Tech Rescue Squad for the past two years and as a member of the squad for four years.
More than 400 Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff have gained hands-on training into responding to bleeding emergencies since Virginia Tech Emergency Management launched Stop the Bleed one year ago.
The final weeks of Virginia Tech’s Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign fall during the holiday season. During this time, it is crucial for charities to receive donations to meet the rising demand for their services.
Compete in an obstacle course, challenge your doughnut eating skills, and try your luck at dunking a police officer at Virginia Tech Police Department’s seventh annual Community Day on Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Drillfield.
Members of the Virginia Tech Rescue Squad and several local first-responder agencies will put their training to the test in a full-scale drill that will simulate a stadium emergency at 10 a.m. on March 31.