Tremayne Brown (right), who rescued Renaldo Reynolds on Friday, hugs the youngster as they walk through the community.
Following a string of job offers, gifts and praises being heaped on him for his selfless, heroic act of saving a drowning boy, Tremayne Brown is to be given a national award.
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange told The Gleaner yesterday that Prime Minister Andrew Holness was moved by the actions of Brown, who risked his own life to save 12-year-old Renaldo Reynolds, a student of Jones Town Primary.
Grange said the prime minister suggested that Brown be given a national award for his brave feat.
It is anticipated that Brown could be awarded the Badge of Honour for Gallantry in October, this year, when 171 other Jamaicans will be conferred with national honours.
Renaldo was on his way home from school when he and friends …