Dillon Reeves, a 13-year-old student at Carter Middle School, saved the day when he sprang into action during a bus ride home from school after the bus driver passed out behind the wheel. The entire school district of Warren Consolidated Schools in Michigan hosted a ceremony to honor Dillon’s heroic act, where he was praised for his quick thinking and braver.
Our precious children are not too young to take responsibility for their personal safety and self-protection and that of those around them, peers and adults.
Dillon was observant, alert, confident, and knew exactly what to do in a situation that could have claimed many casualties.
From the story, Dillon observed the disposition of the parents towards safety. The mum said at the press conference after his brave act that when she asked his son, ‘How did you know what to do? How did you drive that bus.’ He responded, ‘I watch you do it everyday…
STONES(Call to Action
We have a responsibility to teach our precious children about how to take responsibility for their personal safety and self-protection and that of those around them, peers and adults.
Our greatest tool is our example. The things we do before our precious children. This much Dillon’s response quoted above showed.