PUTNAM COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – A medical emergency at a local school is spotlighting the importance of CPR and AED training, showing just how important every second is when it comes to cardiac arrest.

Gryffin Cavender, a third grader at Scott Teays Elementary School, was in gym class when he went into cardiac arrest on Wednesday, Oct. 18. His mother said it was the scariest phone call for a parent to receive.