(CBS) — A Wauconda High School student paid attention to her cardio-pulmonary resuscitation training in Girl Scouts and a pair of high school classes. Wednesday, she was honored by McHenry County for saving a man’s life.
Sixteen-year-old Megan Ringel was at her best friend’s home when a man collapsed across the street. At first the two girls thought it was an argument until they realized what the screaming was about.READ MORE: Investigation Launched After Hackers Break Into Illinois Attorney General's Computer Network
Megan sprinted across the street and began doing chest compressions, but they failed to revive the man. She admitted to having her doubts as she pinched the man’s nose and began administering rescue breaths.