Long Beach seventh grader honored for saving drowning swimmer

Long Beach Middle School seventh grade student Joseph Lattanzi was honored as a hero for saving a drowning swimmer last summer.

News 12 Staff

Jun 20, 2021, 2:38 PM

Updated 1,032 days ago

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Long Beach Middle School seventh grade student Joseph Lattanzi was honored as a hero for saving a drowning swimmer last summer.
He was on family vacation in Pennsylvania when he suddenly noticed a kayaker trapped beneath her flipped kayak.
Lattanzi jumped into the lake and helped the woman safely to shore.
The National Council of the Boy Scouts of America presented him with the Heroism Award on Saturday.


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