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Camp Verde Cub Scout Bruce Turner, here with his mom Sharon, was awarded the Medal of Merit from the Boy Scouts of America for helping save a friend who couldn’t swim and had fallen into a chilly Prescott lake last spring. The Town of Camp Verde will further recognize his action on Oct. 3 at a meeting of the Town Council.

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'An act of rare and exceptional character'

Camp Verde boy earns Medal of Merit

Recognition for a job well done is one of the tenets of the Scouting program.