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DeBolt Rescues Cat from Fire

Ken DeBolt, director of sports information at Hobart and William Smith and volunteer firefighter for the Geneva Volunteer Fire Department, was photographed by the Finger Lakes Times rescuing a cat from a house fire on Hallenbeck Avenue on June 10.

Read the story “Firefighters Rescue Animals” from the June 11, 2003 Finger Lakes Times.

DeBolt joined Hobart and William Smith in 1999. A native of Geneva, DeBolt graduated magna cum laude from the University of Dayton, with a bachelor of science degree in sports management and a minor in journalism. He is a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America, and has served as media assistant for several Division II and Division III championship series.

DeBolt has been a volunteer firefighter for several years. In 2001, he was named firefighter of the year by the C.J. Hook & Ladder Co. of the Geneva Fire Department.