Five of those honored Wednesday died in the process so their families will receive the awards.
Wal-Mart employees Lincoln LeMere and Archie Jordy were honored less than a month after the man they subdued, Brandon Daniel, was sentenced to death for killing Officer Jaime Padron on April 6, 2012, in Austin.
Also honored with a Carnegie award:
-Michael Jerome Cade of Enid, Okla., rescued a woman from being assaulted by an armed man, who shot Cade in the process, while Henry McHenry of Houston rescued Cade from the armed suspect in Houston, in May 2013.
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