Citizen Honors Awardee
Anne Marie Murphy
2013|Citizen Service Above Self Award|Newton, CT
Anne Marie Murphy of Newtown, CT for responding to unexpected attacks by a lone, armed assailant at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on the morning of 14 December 2012. Murphy disregarded her own safety as she attempted to protect a young student from the gunman when he entered her classroom. Anne Marie gallantly gave her life defending her student.