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Student, Teacher Honored For Assisting Student Suffering Seizure

DENVER (CBS4) - A fifth grade student was honored Monday for assisting another student having a seizure at Lowry Elementary in Denver.

Brianne Diggs-Thomas, a fifth-grade student at Lowry Elementary School in Denver, and her teacher, Tony Lindsay, were recognized for coming to the aid of a student who was suffering from a seizure.

"By acting in a calm and courageous way, Diggs-Thomas gently guided the student to the floor, helping him avoid injury. Lindsay then administered first-aid procedures," The Daniels Fund said in a statement.

The teacher and student were presented with Bill Daniels Neighborhood Hero Awards.

"Their actions demonstrate the importance of helping others in times of need," the statement said.

LINK: The Daniels Fund

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