The Heroism Award is presented to Scouts and Scouters that have saved a life
at little or no personal risk. In the past, those persons would receive a Certificate
of Heroism from the local Council. Today, those previous holders of Certificates
of Heroism as well as present Scouts, Explorers or Scouters are honored with the
Mike Walton (Settummanque) has prepared a sample Script of a presentation ceremony
for awarding these Medals and/or Certificates.
to download a file containing the script, which can be opened in most word processing
programs. (RTF file - 5 KB)
For more information on the Medal of Merit, Honor Medal, or Heroism Award and
the nominating process for the awards, see the following page on the BSA website:
The form for recommending someone for the Medal of Merit, Honor Medal, or Heroism
Award, is an 8 page form, BSA Form No 92-104, entitled "Recommendation for Lifesaving
or Meritorious Action Awards. It can be downloaded in PDF format from the
and other council web sites. (Try searching for the term "Recommendation for Lifesaving"
Page updated on:
August 28, 2008