The Stephenville Police Department has announced a 911 Kid Hero Award ceremony scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at the Cowboy Capital Walk of Fame across from City Hall, where Noah Sohm and his brave actions that helped save his mother’s life will be honored.’
On March 29, 2018, Stephenville Police Department received a call from Noah that he was needing an ambulance for his mother. Noah told dispatchers that she was sleeping but that he could not get her to wake up.
His mother was in severe medical distress and had to be treated by paramedics. Dispatch Supervisor Kristi Metsgar said Noah stayed calm and did an excellent job communicating all the information that was needed for the dispatchers in order to get help. He provided dispatch with needed medical information and also put their dog away before paramedics arrived.
Currently scheduled to attend the event is State Rep. Dr. J.D. Sheffield, responding paramedic/firefighter Chris Elston, Police Chief Jason King, and Mayor Doug Svien. North Central Texas Council Of Governments 911 Operations Supervisor, Jason Smith, will also be attending and assisting him will be Lysa Baker, who is the 911 Training Coordinator along with SPD Dispatch Supervisor Kristi Metsgar who took the call from Noah.
Noah Sohm will be presented with the 911 Kid Hero Award.