This Heroic Science Teacher Tackled A School Shooter Saving Countless Lives. He Was Shot Three Times And Is Currently Doing Well After Surgery.
Jason SeamanÂ (bornÂ September 6, 1988) is a 7th gradeÂ Science Teacher? at Noblesville West Middle School inÂ Noblesville, Indiana?.Â On Friday, May 25, 2018 he tackled aÂ school shooterÂ and swatted the shooter’s gun away possibly saving many others from being injured or Seaman grew up inÂ Mahomet, Illinois? and was a three-sport high school athlete according to this brother, Jeremy Seaman.Â Jason Seaman tore his Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)? playing basketball? in his junior year, but after several surgeries he was back playing football? in August, his brother said. Jason Seaman is the son of Kristi Seaman.Â ?Â ?
âHeâs familiar with struggle and adversity,â his brother, who now lives in Arizona, said.Â ?
Jason Seaman is married and has two young children a son who is a toddler and a daughter who is one-month old as of May 2018 according to his brother, Jeremy Seaman.Â ?
Jason Seaman graduated fromÂ Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale? inÂ Carbondale, Illinois?Â with aÂ bachelor’s degree? inÂ Elementary Education? andÂ Teaching? in 2011.Â ? Seaman playedÂ Defensive End?Â for the Southern Illinois Salukis Football Team? from 2007-10.Â ?
Head SIU football coach Nick Hill? who played a season with Jason Seaman said, “He was a great teammate, one of the team’s hardest workers. You could always trust him to do the right thing.”Â ?
Jason Seaman is currently a 7th gradeÂ Science Teacher? for Noblesville West Middle School. He has worked for the Noblesville Schools District since July 2014. He also has been a head footballÂ coach?Â for seventh-graders for two years.Â ?
Jacon Long a student who was coached by Jason Seaman while playing for football andÂ track and field? said,
On the morning of Friday, May 25, 2018 a student began shooting insideÂ Noblesville West Middle School. Jason Seaman tackled shooter and swatted away his gun stopping the shooting. During the shooting Seaman was shot in theÂ was shot three times with bullets hitting him in the abdomen, hip and forearm.Â A 13-year-old girl was also hit during the shooting.Â His mother, Kristi Seaman said he is out of surgery and doing well.Â ?Â ?
Lindsey Hall, who was Seamanâs middle-school principal before becoming superintendent of the Mahomet-Seymour school district, said it was not surprising that Seaman “rose to the occasion” Friday morning.Â ?
âItâs no surprise that Jason would put forth heroic efforts,â she said. âHeâs been a person of character and integrity his whole life.”Â ?