St. Mary Catholic Community School recently hosted a CPR/AED and choking class for all 7th grade students. St. Mary Catholic Community School fathers and firefighters/paramedics Mr. Jake Gettler and Mr. Cory Federico assisted SMS nurse Patti Miskus with the organization and instruction of the class. There was a written exam as well as a skills assessment portion. “The children did a nice job and have learned a very important life giving skill. They now have knowledge and skills to help guide them until help arrives,” said Nurse Miskus. Emmett Leader added, “CPR is a very important skill to learn.” Kailana also said, “I’m so glad I learned how save a life!”
7th graders and members of the support staff received CPR training. Jaxson Froglia, Tony Gonzalez, Mr. Jake Gettler, Hailey Williams, Emmett Leader, Santiago Mendoza, Nakiyah Walker, Amaiyah Orndorf-Smith, Samantha Araiza.
Gavin Cipowski and Michael Wysocki practicing infant recitation with an AED machine. The school has multiple AED’s throughout the building.