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SOUTH ELGIN, Ill. — A 7th grader who was badly beaten by a classmate at his South Elgin school is out of a coma.
Henry Sembdner suffered facial fractures and injuries his brain when the Kenyon Woods Middle School student was attacked for allegedly bumping into a classmate Friday.
The classmate who assaulted him was taken into police custody.
Tonight the school district U-46 will hold a meeting.
Counselors were on hand for his classmates today.