3 Avon Boy Scouts honored for heroic actions

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Four Central Indiana Boy Scouts received a big honor on Monday.

At the annual Governor’s Luncheon for Scouting three scouts from Avon received National Heroism Awards for their quick actions to save their leader who had a medical emergency during a car crash.

A fourth scout received the National Medal of Merit for raising money to buy bulletproof plates for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

Governor Mike Pence congratulated the boys along with other community leaders. The luncheon is a fundraiser to support all scouting programs.

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