List of people being honored as Carnegie Heroes


Published March 30, 2015 8:45PM (EDT)

Winners of Carnegie Hero medals to be formally announced Tuesday:

— Kyle Christensen, 30, of Perry, Utah, who helped rescued a 50-year-old man from a burning home in Roy, Utah, in January 2014.

— Patrick J. LaRose, 38, of Brooklyn, New York, who saved an 11-year-old boy from drowning when he fell through ice on Crystal Lake in Shelby Township, Michigan, in November 2013.

— Charles David Jordan, 63, of Houston, Texas, who saved a 34-year-old woman from being mauled by two pit bulls on a jogging trail in March 2014.

— Dean Ronald Nelson, 31, of Mondovi, Wisconsin, who saved a 5-year-old girl from a burning home in Gilmanton, Wisconsin, in February 2014.

— Matthew R. Ward, 22, of Westfield, New York, who saved a 9-year-old boy from drowning in Lake Erie in July 2014.

— Jonathan Michael Davis, 29, of South Euclid, Ohio, and Titiana L. Portis, 22, of Cleveland, who helped save a 9-year-old boy from drowning in a Lake Erie inlet in Cleveland in August 2013. Davis died in the attempt.

— Michael Elgas, 48, of Henderson, Nevada, who rescued a 38-year-old police officer who was assaulted by a man he was trying to arrest in a restaurant parking lot in Las Vegas in March 2014.

— Terry Brown, 33, of Brookings, Oregon, who heled rescue a 14-year-old boy from drowning in surf near a state park beach in June 2014.

— Michael D. Bates, 20, of Durand, Illinois, who helped save a 78-year-old man from suffocating when he was trapped in a grain bin full of corn kernels in Rockton, Illinois, in January 2014.

— Philip Scholz, 35, of Pleasanton, California, who died trying to pull a man from railroad tracks, causing both to be struck by a commuter train in Santa Clara, California, in January 2014. The other man hit by the train survived.

— John Reed Jr., 35, and Jason William Gingras, 34, both of Seminole, Florida, who saved an unconscious 46-year-old driver from a burning cargo van that had crashed in St. Petersburg, Florida, in February 2014.

— Peter David Woit, 54, of Carlos, Minnesota, who rescued a 70-year-old man from a burning home in April 2014.

— Matthew Ray Hattaway, 25, of Bossier City, Louisiana, who died trying to rescue a 14-year-old boy from drowning in the Gulf of Mexico off Fort Morgan, Alabama, in June 2013.

— Christine Alicia Wilson, 42, of West Henrietta, New York, who saved siblings 6-year-old, 2-year-old and 6 months old from a burning minivan that crashed in Henrietta, New York, in November 2013.

— Luz A. Jimenez, 26, of Hackettstown, New Jersey, who helped save a 3-year-old girl from downing after she fell into an abandoned cesspool in June 2014.

— Neil Crass, 43, and his son, Hunter O'Neil Crass, 19, of Harriman, Tennessee, who helped save three boys from drowning in the ice-covered Emory River in February 2014.

— Kyle V. Gibbs, 36, of Morenci, Arizona, who helped save a 69-year-old woman from a burning mobile home in Duncan, Arizona, in August 2013.





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