Health care hero takes scenic ride above Manhattan skyline

Bronx EMT Drew Weeks, 24, was nominated by a friend for the contest put on by Awesome Flight, which provides helicopter charter services.

News 12 Staff

Sep 12, 2020, 10:09 PM

Updated 1,344 days ago

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The winner of a health care hero contest took a scenic helicopter ride above the Manhattan skyline Saturday. 
Bronx EMT Drew Weeks, 24, was nominated by a friend for the contest put on by Awesome Flight, which provides helicopter charter services.
Weeks was a frontline worker when COVID-19 was hitting the city hard – working 16-hour days and 70-hour weeks.
He told News 12 that winning the contest makes him feel like all the hard work was worth it.
 
 


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