BOSTON (CBS) – Robert James is a high school student who has won a very special award.
The award isn’t for his grades or for sports. This award was for something far more important.READ MORE: Wife Of New Bedford Police Sergeant Who Died From COVID-19 Fights For Benefits
He saved a life.READ MORE: Firework Thrown From Car Sparks Fire In Franklin; Police Search For Driver
James’ part-time job is at an assisted living facility in Dedham. Recently, a colleague slumped to the floor and wasn’t breathing.
In school, James learned how to perform CPR and he did just that, saving his co-worker.MORE NEWS: Are COVID Tests Accurate For Variants? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your Questions
Today, James was given a Heartsaver Hero Award from The American Heart Association.