Laura Dickinson was played by Melody Thomas Scott in the movie Piranha.
She, together with Betsy and Mr. Dumont, was responsible for the children in the summer camp during the vacation. She was friends with Betsy and, liker her, she had a tendency to trespass rules.She didn't like Mr. Dumont very much.
When the piranhas attacked, she was with Betsy and was saved by Suzie Grogan, but helplessly had to see her friend Betsy being devoured by them.
After this horrible event she took care of the children who survived, something Mr. Dumont couldn't do. She was very grateful to Suzie for having saved her life.