Friday, September 21, 2012

High school student drowns during class field trip

A high school student from Walker Memorial Academy drowned today during a school field trip.

J.J. Branchedor, a 17-year-old student from Avon Park, Fla., was swimming at the beach with three other friends when they got caught in a rip current.

They were swimming in an area not patrolled by lifeguards, according to local news reports.

Walker Memorial Academy is part of Forest Lake Academy's Distance Learning Program.

FLA's Distance Learning students have been spending the week at Forest Lake Academy.

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Anonymous said...

We love and miss you JJ.

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