Jose Ortiz (above photo) received the Everyday Hero Award from Mayor Russ Carpenter at Tuesday's Richmond Hill City Council meeting.
Ortiz was recognized for his quick action to help a three-year-old boy from drowning. The boy is expected to make a full recovery, according to Carpenter.
Also at the meeting, SD Gunner Fund volunteers were awarded the Presidential Volunteer Award.
In the photo below, from left to right: Mayor Russ Carpenter, with Garrett Chesser, Connor Downs, Mikayla Boyce, and Ben Spiker.