This week, Merrick's Whiz Kid is Joe Miner.
Name: Joe Miner
Key Accomplishment: Miner is a volunteer firefighter and EMT for the Merrick Fire Department.
Key to Awesomeness: Miner was a junior firefighter at Empire Hose Company 3 in Merrick for five years and is now a volunteer firefighter there. He also recently obtained his EMT certification.
Do you know a great kid? Submit your nomination in our comment box below or e-mail the information to Emily.Cappiello@Patch.com. Be sure to include all of the following information:
- Nominator's Name
- Nominator's E-Mail
- Whiz Kid's Name
- Whiz Kid's Age
- Whiz Kid's School
- Whiz Kid's Accomplishment
- Whiz Kid's Key to Awesomeness (what made him/her successful?)