Second session of Citizens Academy graduates |

Second session of Citizens Academy graduates

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City of South Lake Tahoe / Provided to the Tribune

The second session of the City of South Lake Tahoe's Citizens Academy graduated May 21.

The Spring 2013 academy was held from April 10 to May 15 and consisted of Andrew Hawthorne, Cricket McCormick, Edita Sirusaite, Frank Papandrea, Geoff Smith, Jeanne Benin, Jennifer Anderson-Sweatt, Karen Kleiner, Kris Keesling, Paul Delvecchio, Peggy Bourland-Madison, Robert Sweatt and Ryan Smith.

Course topics included "City Government 101," which highlighted the city's history; "Dollars and Sense," about city economics; "We Built this City" presentation by Engineering, Development Services, Motor Pool and Public Works; "Something for Everyone," which encompassed Parks and Recreation; and "Keeping Citizens Safe" by police and fire departments.

The South Lake Tahoe Citizens Academy is a free, six-session interactive course designed to provide residents with an in-depth look into municipal government as well as information about the services and programs of the City of South Lake Tahoe, according to a press release.

The next academy will be offered in the fall. For information, visit

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