The City of Terrell recognized the City of Terrell lifeguards for participation in the North Texas Guard Games during the City of Terrell regular city council meeting on Tuesday night.
The 2019 North Texas Guard Games is a scavenger hunt based competition that was hosted in Frisco June 28-29.
The Terrell lifeguards were the winner of the spirit awards during the competition and won several other awards from the competition.
“I understand we have a good group and we always represent Terrell well,” Terrell Mayor Rick Carmona said.
The Terrell lifeguards were in attendance during the Terrell city council meeting and Interim City Manager Mike Sims thanked the Terrell lifeguards for what they do.
“I want to thank everybody who is a lifeguard for us, you guys are front and center and are some of the most important employees we have because you save lives,” Sims said. “You’re protecting our kids and adults who are out at the pool all the time so thank you very much for doing that.”
The Terrell lifeguards were big winners at the North Texas Guard games.
“They win and they win over, over and over again. We got all these medals out here and we win as a group, we win as individuals, we win with our young division, we win with our older division so lets give them a big round of applause,” Sims said.
The City of Terrell lifeguards are Everett Jones, Sydney Jones, Cassidy Farley, Bella Speer, Ryder Norris, Asher Baird, Sarah Baird, Nathan Baird, Conner Baird, Sheri Davis, Marti Glasscock. The lifeguard coaches are Sierra Thetford, Hasheem VanBolden and Ronnie Miller.