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Young achiever: Marty Davis

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Marty Davis, 18, of Leetsdale is the Young Achiever for May 2, 2013. Davis will represent Pennsylvania in firefighting division of the national SkillsUSA in June.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

Age: 18

Family: Father, Marty Sr., mother, Deana Rall; brother, Randy Rall, 21

Residence: Leetsdale

Noteworthy: Davis recently took first place in the firefighting division in the SkillsUSA Pennsylvania Championships in Hershey. He will travel to Kansas City, Mo., for the national competition during the week of June 24-28. Davis is a senior at Quaker Valley High School and studies public safety technology at Parkway West Career & Technology Center. He is a certified emergency medical technician and has an internship with Robinson EMS. Following graduation, he plans to attend the paramedic program at Community College of Allegheny County.

Hobbies/interests: Davis spends much of his free time volunteering as a firefighter with the Leetsdale Fire Department, where he has been a member for four years. He also enjoys fishing.

Quote: “I'm very excited about representing Quaker Valley, Parkway West and Pennsylvania at the national skills competition,” he said. “I think I did so well in the state competition because of all the things I've learned from my teachers and my colleagues in the fire department.”

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