A 16-year-old girl in Jefferson County, Texas, is getting tons of praise for remaining calm when a child desperately needed help.
Officials with the sheriff’s office honored Breanna Reynolds last week with their 2022 Crime Stoppers Award, 12 News Now reported Friday.
Reynolds performed CPR on the boy and had him stabilized by the time emergency crews arrived at the scene.
“Breanna, a certified Lifeguard, rescued a 3 year old child from a hot tub, performed CPR and had him stabilized by the time EMS quickly responded to the scene,” authorities explained in a social media post on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, social media users lavished praise on Reynolds for her actions in such a tense situation.
“Thank you young lady! Your community is proud of you and your well deserved award. Knowing that you literally saved a life is a huge reward!” one person commented.
“Awesome. Congratulations. We need more young people like you God Bless,” another follower wrote, while yet another said, “Congratulations and what a blessing to that little and the family!!!”
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office also expressed its joy over her response, stating, “Breanna’s training and quick action makes her our hero!”