Jason Queirolo, Maple Valley, WA

Maple Valley, WA, Retail Associate Jason Queirolo with his son, Gavin

Jason Queirolo’s recent sunny afternoon at a Seattle area lake with his family was interrupted by the sight of a body floating 30 feet from the shore.

The Maple Valley, WA, retail associate rushed into the water and retrieved the unconscious 13-year-old girl. After he asked a bystander to call 911, he began performing CPR.

Her pulse returned as emergency responders arrived five minutes later.

Medics took over and transported the girl to a hospital, where she was expected to recover.

Employees featured in “Heroes’ Corner” also receive letters of commendation through the Postmaster General Heroes’ Program. The nomination form is available on Blue.