A “teen town hall,” the first of its kind on Camp Zama, was meant to provide youths here with a space to discuss sensitive topics and bolster their resiliency and confidence, the installation’s Youth Center director said.
Sarah Pakizer, a financial counselor with Army Community Service, has made a few potentially high-yield investments of her time at Camp Zama facilities for school-age children and youths here recently.
In January, a student athlete at Spartanburg High School in South Carolina collapsed after a basketball game against rival Riverside. Two coaches performed CPR and used a defibrillator until paramedics arrived. The teenager survived.