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Flowery Branch (Ga.) Students Train as EMTs, Build Mock Ambulance

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Next school year, students, faculty and staff at Flowery Branch High School may hear sirens coming from the 300 hall. Actually, there will be no siren, but that will be about the only thing missing from the mock ambulance in the health care science classroom.

Since January, Kathy Peake, the health care science technology teacher at Flowery Branch, and her students have been creating a full-size, realistic model of an ambulance. This week, they are putting the finishing touches on the reproduction. The ambulance, built by the school’s construction class, is a wood re-creation of the back of a real ambulance — from size to storage.

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