A student at New Iberia Senior High is being hailed a hero this week after he reportedly saved a teacher's life.

According to KLFY-TV, Delance Green saved his teacher's life this week when she reportedly choked on a candy.

Green sprung into action when he noticed his teacher choking and he performed the Heimlich maneuver to dislodge the candy.

The teacher who choked on the peppermint did not want to be identified, but the principal at NISH had publicly thanked Delance for his life-saving actions. 

To read more what the principal had to say about this young hero, visit KLFY-TV 10. 

We salute you Delance for a job well done. You may not consider yourself a hero, but many do today.

You deserve the best.