scouts-l Mail Archive for May of 2000: Re: Eagle Scout saves his own father with CPR
Paul S. Wolf (paul.s.wolf@ALUM.WPI.EDU
Sun May 28 2000 - 12:30:24 CDT
"Timothy E. Rapp" wrote:
> Hello Scouters List,
> I am the new Scoutmaster of our local Troop and have
> just been informed that in the last week or so, a former
> Eagle Scout (got eagle about 18 months ago) from our
> troop saved his father using CPR. I don't have all the
> details yet, but apparently his father collapsed at home
> and the eagle scout provided CPR until the paramedics arrived.
> His father claims that he is alive today because of his
> sons involvment in Boy Scouts.
> My question is: What do I do as the new Scoutmaster of
> the boy's troop? Should I contact the family to get the
> details and inform the local council office?
YES. YES. YES.
Contact the Council and ask them for whatever forms are necessary to
submit the action for a Medal of Merit.
It's just such a case that winds up in the Scouts in Action feature in
Paul S. Wolf, PE mailto:Paul.S.Wolf@alum.wpi.edu
Advancement/Safety Webmaster, USSSP http://www.usscouts.org