Ian Brown a Freshman in High School in LaCrosse Wisconsin, is being hailed as a hero for saving his friend who began choking at the lunch table.

According to WGNTV.COM Ian was eating lunch with his friends when he began to notice one of them trying to cough and motioning that he was choking. The other boys at the table thought he was joking, but Ian knew this was serious. Thankfully Ian had learned about the heimlich maneuver from training he received in a youth police program.

Check out the dramatic video below.