16 Eisenhower students help save bus driver during medical emergency

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford Public Schools are commending sixteen students from Eisenhower Middle School who saved the life of a bus driver who experienced a medical emergency.

The school district wrote on the 205 VIBE Blog, that on Friday, September 20th, a bus driver began experiencing chest pains and had to pull over.

While some of the students tended to the driver, others went to a neighbor to get help and call 911.

The district says the driver is recovering, and is publicly recognizing the following students for their “courage and heroism.”

1) Nails Bayrakdar
2) Muhammad Bayrakdar
3) Je’Sean Frye
4) Grant Woldman
5) Myles Woldman
6) Anaya Cohen
7) Amari Curtis
8) Jaiden Frye
9) Sofia Kolkey
10) Owen Anderson
11) McKinzy Calohan
12) Cameron Gniasek
13) Brooke Lindsey
14) Aundre Angotti
15) Connor Schroeder
16) Shamari Baptiste

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