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March 4, 2015

Paramedic program graduate excelling in EMS field


Josh Adcock

Josh Adcock, a 2011 graduate of Cowley College’s paramedic program, was recently named the 2014 Muskogee County EMS Paramedic of the Year and Muskogee County EMS Employee of the Year.

Adcock is currently a paramedic supervisor at Muskogee County EMS. He also serves as a tactical (SWAT) medic and is a commissioned police officer.

“I am very proud of Josh’s accomplishments being recognized,” Chris Cannon, Cowley College’s Allied Health Department Chair and Director of EMS Education said. “He is a great paramedic and exemplifies Cowley’s core values by providing compassionate and quality care to all of his patients.”

While attending Cowley’s paramedic program, Adcock was the recipient of the Lyle E. Eckhart award. This honor is given to the student who exemplifies quality in EMS. The award recognizes and honors the memory of Lyle E. Eckhart, the Father of Kansas EMS.

“Josh was a great paramedic student, a leader both inside the classroom and during clinicals and field internship,” Cannon said.