(WTNH)–Congratulations are in order for the newest graduates of the Connecticut American Legion State Police Youth Week.
19 cadets spent this past week learning what it took to become a Connecticut State Trooper. The program is modeled after recruit training at the State Police Training Academy.
Christian Nyberg told News 8, “It was very stressful. I’m proud of myself that I graduated. It’s physically demanding but all the troopers made it really nice.”
Connecticut State Trooper Kate Cummings said, “It was an excellent week. We had a great group of students. They were definitely challenged mentally and physically and we hope they leave us stronger and more self-confident.”
The cadets, aged 16 to 18, are all entering their senior year of high school.
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