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Hero honored

Student remembered CPR training in attempt to save family member


April 20, 2023

Gordon Weeks

On Friday, Belfair Elementary School fifth-grader Isabelle Hill receives gifts and kudos from North Mason Regional Fire Authority Chief Beau Bakken and Assistant Fire Chief Scott Cooper at a school assembly where Hill was honored for using CPR to try to save her grandmother.

Belfair Elementary School student Isabelle Hill was paying attention last June when the North Mason Regional Fire Authority hosted its annual Safety Days at her school.

Now in the fifth grade, Hill recently was awakened by her grandfather, who said her grandmother was on the bathroom floor and wasn't breathing. Did she know how to perform CPR, he asked.

The answer was "yes," thanks to the instruction Hill received in June. She applied her new skill, but was unable to bring her grandmother back to life.

Hill was honored for her heroic attempt Friday at a school assembly. Members of the NMRFA...

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