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Life Saving Award

This award will be presented to any person nominated, who by direct personal involvement, saves the life of a fellow human being, whose performance was conducted with prompt and alert action which specifically results in the successful saving of a human life. The actions taken may include the use of basic, technical or mechanical equipment in the successful life-saving effort.

In order to be nominated for the IVFA Life Saving Medal the nominee must be a member in good standing with the IVFA and exhibit the actions above.

The Life Saving Certificate is reserved for citizens and other non-members of the IVFA who have exhibited the actions above and have been nominated for this award.

Click here to make a nomination.

Life Saving Award Medal Recipients

  • Teddy York, Lyons Fire Dept.
  • Timothy York, Lyons Fire Dept.
  • Robbie Hamm, Lyons Fire Dept.
  • Sgt. Mike Nowacki, Chicago Police Dept.
  • Walter Cook, Merrillville Fire Dept.
  • Donavon Harrod, Utica Twp. Fire Dept.
  • Jay Fisk, Utica Twp. Fire Dept.
  • Adam Hurley, Thorncreek Twp. Fire Dept.
  • Greg Green, Thorncreek Twp. Fire Dept.
  • Todd Shively, Churubusco Fire Dept.
  • Kyle Bair, Churubusco Fire Dept.
  • Joe Marks, Churubusco Fire Dept.
  • Ryan Reverman, Batesville Fire and Rescue
  • Chris Baker, Batesville Fire and Rescue
  • Elizabeth Kruthaupt, Batesville Fire and Rescue

Life Saving Certificate Recipients

  • Scott Schmidt, Whitley Co. Sheriff Dept.
  • Vicki Daws, Posey County EMS
  • Kari Denning, Posey County EMS
  • Adam Moats, Total Seed Production
  • Kurtis Shank, Total Seed Production
  • Jake Harris, Young America Volunteer Fire Dept.