John Nankervis, Shoreline Fire Department paramedic and recipient of the 2012 Spirit of Team Play Award, will throw out the first pitch at the Seattle Mariners game on Wednesday, Sept. 19 as he is honored for his continued commitment and exemplary service to the community.
Sponsored by the Medic One Foundation, Philips Healthcare, and the Seattle Mariners, the Spirit of Team Play award is presented annually to the paramedic who best models the personal and professional behavior consistent with the expectations of both the general public and profession. Nankervis was nominated by his coworkers, who believe that he exemplifies the integrity, teamwork, and compassion that bestows this honor.
Nankervis has worked for the Shoreline Fire Department for more than 25 years, beginning his career in April of 1987. In addition, Nankervis is involved in numerous different programs throughout the region, serving as a member of the King County EMS Dispatch Review Committee, the lead CPR instructor for Shoreline’s public education in CPR and defibrillation and the Shoreline Schools CPR, first aid and defibrillation program instructor and many more.
Source: Shoreline Fire Department