Life saving Peoria Girl Scout awarded

Amber Dauer, 14, a Peoria Girl Scout, on Jan. 16 was awarded the Medal of Honor, a National Lifesaving Award, by the Girl Scouts of the United States of America on the House floor during the general session at the Arizona Legislature. On Oct. 23, 2016, Amber was at home when her 3-year-old stepsister was found unresponsive under the dresser in her bedroom. Having just learned CPR at her troop meeting the prior afternoon, Amber was able to administer CPR until paramedics arrived. Amber was nominated by her troop, whose efforts to raise awareness of the importance of furniture anchors is done in honor of Amber’s sister. Pictured, from left, are Rep. Lela Alston, Mark Brooks, Amber, Dawn Dauer, Hailey Dauer and Rep. Heather Carter. [Submitted photo]

Amber Dauer, 14, a Peoria Girl Scout, on Jan. 16 was awarded the Medal of Honor, a National Lifesaving Award, by the Girl Scouts of the United States ofAmerica on the House floor during the general session at the Arizona Legislature. On Oct. 23, 2016, Amber was at home when her 3-year-old stepsister was found unresponsive under the dresser in her bedroom. Having just learned CPR at her troop meeting

the prior afternoon, Amber was able to administer CPR until paramedics arrived. Amber was nominated by her troop, whose efforts to raise awareness of the importance of furniture anchors is done in honor of Amber’s sister. Pictured, from left, are Rep. Lela Alston, Mark Brooks, Amber, Dawn Dauer, Hailey Dauer and Rep. Heather Carter.



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