Commitment in Every Category


Sophie Amick, a high school student at Carroll High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana inspires those around her through her commitment to all things she does.

Sophie Amick, a senior at Carroll High School and lifeguard at a public pool in Fort Wayne, beams with joy as she holds up her whistle, a staple in her everyday life.

Working as a lifeguard at Northside pool in Fort Wayne, Sophie Amick displays her passion for helping people within a single conversation. Her job at a public pool in a “sketchy part of town” has brought her to take her job seriously while still having fun. She says the most important thing she has learned throughout her time life guarding is that “[her] job is crucial to actually keeping people safe”. She says, “the title “lifeguard” is often downgraded”, as most don’t …
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