Students in the third grade at Tommie Barfield Elementary receive instruction from Tony Saputo of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 95 of Marco Island on how to call for help from a distressed boat. Students learn that Channel 16 and the word 'mayday' were used to call for help at sea.

Photo by Cheryl Ferrara, Marco Eagle

Students in the third grade at Tommie Barfield Elementary receive instruction from Tony Saputo of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 95 of Marco Island on how to call for help from a distressed boat. Students learn that Channel 16 and the word "mayday" were used to call for help at sea.

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