Students find lifeguarding an enjoyable summer job
Ellis McGhee, 21, a University of Charleston football player, is rescued by Kali Cuttaia, 20, during a lifeguard course taught at the Kanawha City Community Center pool. Erin Dydland, aquatics director at the Kanawha Valley YMCA, taught the course.
Erin Dydland and Chaz Clark, 19, of Sissonville, pull Tryston Morris, 17, from the Kanawha City pool during a lifeguard course. Students were being shown how to use the backboard.
Alex Higgins, a senior at West Virginia University, has been a lifeguard for the Charleston pools for two years. He is seen here monitoring the Cato pool, which opened Friday.