Educator honored for saving student

A Rosa Taylor Elementary School paraprofessional was honored Thursday by the school system for saving a kindergarten student from choking.

Evelyn Lamar was awarded the system’s “Beacon Light Award.”

Dec. 2, Lamar noticed a boy choking on his food in the lunchroom and performed choking first-aid and dislodged the food. Lamar has 15 years experience as a registered nurse.