Teen Summer: Chris' Story
Interview by Caty WeaverCW: "So we're at the grill at the Knights of Columbus swim club and we're talking to Chris, right?"CHRIS: "Right."CW: "And, Chris, what have you done with your summer?"CHRIS: "I've worked here. I've played lacrosse. I've played basketball, hung out with friends. Traveled a little bit."CW: "Where did you travel to?CHRIS: "Cape Cod [in Massachusetts]."CW: "OK."CHRIS: "So that was nice." CW: "So did you save a lot of money from working here?"CHRIS: "Yeah, actually I have." CW: "What are you going to do with that money?"CHRIS: "Probably save it for college, Maybe buy a moped or a bike or something."CW: "Oh fun. And how old are you, Chris?"CHRIS: "I'm 17, about to be 18."CW: "Wow, OK. So you're going to be thinking about college."CHRIS. "Yeah."CW: "Do you have anything planned for the next couple of weeks?"CHRIS: "I'm actually going to the beach next week, and then unfortunately back to school."CW: "What's your favorite thing about the summer?"CHRIS: "Not being in school. Having the ability to do whatever I want. And actually over the summer I got my EMT certification."CW: "Wow, well that's a big deal. Can you tell us what EMT stands for?"CHRIS: "Emergency medical technician. So the people that ride in the ambulance."CW: "Cool." CHRIS: "Yeah, so that was very exciting." CW: "Well, good luck to you. That'going to be great.CHRIS: "Thank you."