Atlanta, GA (CBS46) The Atlanta City Council recognized a young man who saved the life of a fellow Boy Scout while both were on a rafting trip.
Zachary Bryant was honored before the Atlanta City Council on Monday.
According to a Facebook post by Atlanta City Councilman Matt Westmoreland, the scout fell in the Nantahala River in North Carolina during a trip last year.
Bryant is a student at Druid Hills High School and is a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.
He thanked his parents for being great mentors for him and also thanked the Atlanta City Council for the honor.
Council member @MattWestmoreland honored @DruidHillsHigh student/@ebenezer_atl Boy Scout Zachary Bryant. Bryant rescued a 12 yr old fellow scout from drowning during a whitewater rafting activity. Bryant thanked his parents for being great mentors and the Council for the honor. pic.twitter.com/DOkcrxqGyY— Atlanta City Council (@atlcouncil) February 18, 2019
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