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East Windsor Educators Honored for Saving Students from Rabid Fox

East Windsor student presents P.E. teacher with flowers to thank her for her role

East Windsor student Evan Witzke presents teacher Elissa Daniele with flowers to thank her for her role in saving him from a rabid fox.

Two teachers and a school psychologist were honored at a special recognition ceremony yesterday at the East Windsor Board of Education meeting for their heroism and quick actions that helped save the life of a little boy and prevent other students from being attacked by a rabid fox on Sept. 22.

Physical Education teacher Elissa Daniele pinned the fox to the ground and called for assistance. School psychologist Denise LaPre and special education teacher Justin Piwonski rushed to her aid and helped contain the fox in a recycling bin until the police arrived.

While she doesn’t consider herself a hero, Daniele said she did what any other teacher would have done. Read more