American Red Cross Youth Council trains 56 ‘agents’

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Felida -- Members of the Southwest Washington American Red Cross Youth Council trained 56 “agents” during the fifth-annual Leadership Development Conference, dubbed “Mission I’m Possible,” on March 3-4 at Thomas Jefferson Middle School. Students attended workshops on team building, communication, diversity and leadership. Additionally, during hands-on emergency response training, 23 students were trained in CPR and in using an automated external defibrillator. Twenty-one students were certified in first aid. All participants and instructors were high school students from Camas, Columbia River, Fort Vancouver, Hudson’s Bay, La Center, Mountain View, Prairie, Skyview and Union high schools in Clark County and Benson Polytechnic in Portland.