Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation Contest Winners Receive AEDs

AEDs and schools

May 5, 2010
Two AED Plus units were awarded to Norwich Free Academy as the winner of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation  "Win an AED" video contest. The  video, produced and filmed by two of their students, is a tribute to 15-year-old Larry Pontbriant, a student who died from sudden cardiac arrest after collapsing during a "Fun Run" in his town. The video highlights the importance of having access to automated external defibrillators (AEDs). The emotional portrayal of Larry’s death moved the audience, which included Larry's mother, as well as students, faculty, and visitors. ZOLL donated the two AED units and presented the prizes at the school. 

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