By PHYLLIS McLAUGHLIN
Special to The Spencer Magnett
Most people who take training to handle emergency medical situations never have to put their knowledge to the test. During all the 20 years of her career, this was true for Vicki Thomas, a third-grade teacher at Spencer County Elementary School.
But on Tuesday, April 30, her training in using the Heimlich maneuver literally saved the life of one of her students, Bryce Cooper.
The two discussed the ordeal during an interview at the school yesterday.