Beloved teacher who suffered stroke in classroom credits students for saving his life

Jack Candini(MILFORD, Mass.) — He may have been scared in the moment, but Milford High School senior William Pointer said it didn’t stop him from jumping into action when he noticed his teacher needed medical help.

“I was terrified,” said Pointer, 18, of Massachusetts, who has known educator Dennis “Jack” Candini since freshman year. “But I didn’t second-guess myself. I needed to get someone who could help with the situation.”

On April 27 after 1 p.m., Jack Candini was subbing for a teacher in a food service class when students noticed he was having trouble speaking.

Pointer told ABC News that a few …read more