• The 11-year-old performed Heimlich maneuver to dislodge the bottle cap from his choking classmate's throat
  • The boy helped a disabled lady walk out of her burning home 
  • The boy's actions were recognized by the school board, sheriff's office and the local police department. 

Not all heroes wear capes; some are 11-years-old and wear glasses while they heroically save a choking classmate and a woman from a burning house on the same day.

Davyon Johnson came to his classmate’s rescue on Dec. 9 when a fellow choking classmate stumbled into the classroom. Johnson immediately sprang into action and used an abdominal thrust on his fellow mate to dislodge the cap.

Muskogee Public School Principal Latricia Dawkins said the student was removing the cap of his bottle to fill it up when it got stuck in his throat. "Davyon immediately sprinted over and did the Heimlich maneuver," Dawkins said to Enid News & Eagle. "From the account of the witnesses, when he did it the bottle cap popped out."

Calling Johnson a "Dual Hero," Dawkins said the preteen has indicated that he wants to be an emergency medical technician (EMT). "So he got to put that desire into action and immediately saved that young man," she added.

Later in the day, Johnson saved an elderly woman attempting to escape her burning house. The fire was progressing from the back of the house to the front.

"It was a disabled lady and she was walking out of her house," Davyon said, according to the NY Daily News. "She was on her porch. But I thought, being a good citizen, I would cross and help her get into her truck and leave."

Johnson learned the Heimlich maneuver through YouTube and considers it a valuable procedure to know. "Just in case you’re in the situation I was in, you can know what to do," he said.

Last week, during the Muskogee School Board Meeting, Johnson’s heroic actions were recognized by three awards from the school board, the sheriff’s office, and the local police department.

"Muskogee Police Department and Muskogee County Sheriff's Office presented Johnson with a certificate denoting him as an honor member of their force," the school said in a Facebook post.

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"I felt good, excited," Johnson said about receiving the honors, to the Eagle.

Johnson’s mother, LaToya said she is proud of her son and was not surprised by his quick actions.

Last week, a 10-year-old in Texas called 911 after a man pulled a gun on the mother. The call saved the woman and two children after police intervened.

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