Captain Randy Miller
Class of 1993
While attending Finneytown High School played soccer for four years, and was co-captain of the 1992-1993 team. He served as vice president of student council, was a sports medicine trainer and was a staff member of the yearbook, all while participating in band, chorus and orchestra. While taking the Community Service class, Randy chose the Northern Hills Fire Department (now the Springfield Township Fire Department) as his class project. When he turned 18 in his senior year, he joined the department as a volunteer, and is now a lifetime firefighter/paramedic.
Randy graduated from University of Cincinnati Fire Science Program and enrolled in Jacksonville State University to major in Emergency Management. He is presently a Lieutenant on the Springfield Township Fire Department. He developed a fire prevention program for the department including the Kids Fire Academy which is held every summer. He helped to start a dorm safety awareness program which teaches high school seniors about fire safety for their dorms at college.
Additionally, Randy works with area children in athletics as a coach for the S.A.Y. soccer program and has served as a board member of the Finneytown Athletic Association soccer board.
Randy is a volunteer for the Cincinnati Area Red Cross Disaster Team and volunteers on the American Red Cross/Cincinnati Academy of Medicine special Medical Mass Casualty Team (MAT).
Randy is an Ohio certified Level II Firefighter, nationally registered paramedic, Fire Instructor, Fire Safety Inspector and a Community Emergency Response Team instructor.
He has won the American Red Cross National Headquarters Health and Safety Award and the Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce Award for Community Service. He has a Sons of the American Revolution Fire Safety Commendation Award which is the only award approved to be worn on a fire department’s dress uniform. Recently, Randy received the Syrian Shrine Burn Prevention Award.