ST. PAUL (WCCO) — A brave Boy Scout from Crystal, Minn. is set to be honored Wednesday morning. The 13-year-old boy will be given the America Heroism Award.
Back in August 2010, Daniel Chapman rescued a 2-year-old girl from a pool while he and his family were staying at a campground in Lincoln, Neb.READ MORE: St. Paul Students Plan Walkout Over COVID Safety
The girl fell into a pool and sank to the bottom. Chapman, who is not a strong swimmer, jumped in and pulled her to the surface.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Tuesday Brings Big, Blustery Temperature Swing
He will be honored with the Heroism Award at Wednesday’s St. Paul Million Dollar Day for Scouting Breakfast.MORE NEWS: 'Better Safe Than Sorry': New COVID Rules Begin This Week
The ceremonies are at 8 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza Riverfront Ballroom. Fewer than 100 of these heroism medals are handed out each year around the country.