Honor Award with Crossed Palms

New York News
12:40 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Three Adirondack Men Receive Highest Boy Scout Heroism Award

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A heroism medal that is rarely handed out by the Boy Scouts of America has been presented to three men in the Adirondacks. 

A formal Court of Honor was held at Paul Smiths’ College to recognize the efforts of three scouts who rescued one man, and attempted to rescue a second, following a whitewater kayaking accident in the Adirondacks in October 2011.  Dave Tallman presented the trio the highest medal of heroism from the Boy Scouts of America.

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