12 trainee lifesavers qualified for awards after training
SIX YEPPOON lifesaving trainees have qualified for 12 awards in the Yeppoon Lions Club lifesaving training session.
The Royal Life Saving Queensland trainees completed the training session across four weeks at the Yeppoon Aquatic and Fitness Centre at Cooee Bay.
Four of the trainees who gained a Bronze Cross and a CPR Certificate were St Ursula's College students Johanna Scully, Khrysti Balanay, Elanor Rowbotham and Vanessa Balanay.
Scully and Khrysti Balanay attained their Bronze Medallion awards last year.
This year, Rowbotham and Vanessa Balanay had to qualify for their Bronze Medallions before advancing to the Bronze Cross examination.
Yeppoon State High School student Matthew Francis qualified for a Bronze Medallion and a CPR Certificate.
The training is a Yeppoon Lions community service conducted by trainers Brian Dorey and Sharyn Black.