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Mercer Island High School students Jon Costa, Erik Gest and Marek Prussak completed six months of King County Search and Rescue training and are now official members of King County’s Explorer Search and Rescue team.  - Contributed Photo
Mercer Island High School students Jon Costa, Erik Gest and Marek Prussak completed six months of King County Search and Rescue training and are now official members of King County’s Explorer Search and Rescue team.
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Mercer Island High School students Jon Costa, Erik Gest and Marek Prussak completed six months of King County Search and Rescue training and are now official members of King County’s Explorer Search and Rescue team.

Their training included rigorous search and rescue techniques, back-country navigation, survival and first aid training. Another Island student, Kyle Weiss, was one of the top 10 youth for hours spent on search and rescue mission in 2011.

 

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