SLIPPERY ROCK — When it comes to lifesaving, Robert Ogoreuc literally wrote the book on it.
For this and for his work as a training officer for the Ocean City, N.J., Beach Patrol and fire/rescue services, Ogoreuc, an assistant professor in the Physical Education Department at Slippery Rock University, will be inducted into the beach patrol's Hall of Fame.
Ogoreuc, who also serves as aquatic director for SRU, will accept his award virtually Saturday from his home in Grove City
Ogoreuc said he is being recognized for his eight years with the Ocean City Beach Patrol starting in 2000.
“I'm being recognized for my time with Ocean City as a training officer. I was the first official training officer,” he said.
“My responsibility was train the rookies and the recurrent lifeguards in first aid, CPR training, blood-borne pathogens,” Ogoreuc said.
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