The Importance Of Lifeguarding

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There is one thing all high schoolers await eagerly: driving. Walking key in hand, we forget the precautions our instructors taught us, as we prepare to drive alone. Despite diligently completing the sixty hours practice time and driver 's education course students are still unsafe drivers. The end of the summer of 2016 taught me this when a car crash took the life of my coworker. With the school year coming to an end, I had just started lifeguarding. As the youngest guard all I did was look up to the older more experienced guards. Including Jacob, who somehow made hours of “professional people watching” as we joked,seem enjoyable. We’d all fallen into a routine just before Jacob passed in an accident. On his way home after picking up friends,
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