ABOUT LIVING FOR ZACHARY HEART SCREENINGS: Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) claims nearly 10,000 young
lives each year. On April 2, 2009, Zac Schrah collapsed during high school football practice in Plano, TX. Zac's family
later learned that he died from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), which is a common cause of sudden cardiac arrest
(SCA) in young people.
Living for Zachary is dedicated to raising awareness of SCA in youth and saving lives through community education and
awareness events, promoting youth heart screenings, awarding student scholarships and donating automated external
defibrillators (AEDs) to youth-based organizations.
Living for Zachary is coordinating student heart screenings performed
by Frontera. These screenings include a limited echocardiogram, EKG & blood pressure test. Many of the problems detected can be treated or