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Scout receives award for saving father's life


Last updated 10/4/2007 at Noon

On Tuesday, September 25, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a Certificate of Merit from the National Court of Honor of the Boy Scouts of America was presented to Brett Jones, a student at Fallbrook High School.

The action that earned Bret the award happened at his home the morning of September 22, 2006. His father, David, was eating breakfast when a piece of fried ham lodged in his throat so that he couldn’t swallow or breathe. His 11-year-old daughter Ashlyn yelled for Brett, who was 15 at the time.

Brett realized his father was choking and performed the Heimlich mane...

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