John Luke Gallup saved Geoffrey B. Marchant from drowning, Salisbury, Connecticut, February 6, 1980. Gallup, 18, high-school student, was skating on ice-covered Lake Wononskopomuc when he saw Marchant, 29, in a hole in the ice. On his stomach, Gallup crawled to Marchant and grasped him by the hands. Getting to his feet, Gallup then pulled Marchant out of the water and to some distance from the hole. Another student arrived and aided Gallup in taking Marchant to the bank.
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