Cadets lacrosse player had final season taken away — but she's giving back as EMT

This article was published in The Frederick News-Post and is reproduced with permission

By Joshua R. Smith, The Frederick News-Post

On April 20, Daryenne Dorsey’s iPhone calendar reminded her that, in a typical senior year, she would’ve been getting ready to take the field with her Frederick High girls lacrosse team against North Hagerstown.

Around that exact time on that day, though, she was at New Market District Volunteer Fire Department, working her assigned shift as a newly certified Emergency Medical Technician — a job she legitimately seemed preordained to perform.

It’s an overnight shift — from “1800 to 0600,” Dorsey says, like a true professional — that she’s been scheduled to work for the past few months.

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