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Mill Creek MS Teacher to the Rescue!

Posted On: Friday, September 10, 2021

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A Cherokee County School District teacher recently came to the rescue for a student!

Mill Creek Middle School seventh-grade teacher Leslie Coleman performed the Heimlich maneuver to rescue student Chloe Weeks from choking.

"Ms. Coleman showed strong, calm and caring leadership in a situation that would test the most veteran of educators," Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower said.  "She did exactly what she trained to do should a student or colleague experience a medical emergency, and she did it with the highest levels of professionalism.  I know the entire School Board joins me in expressing this appreciation and gratitude."



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