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Tipton Receives Honor from Matthew Shepard Foundation
TIPTON, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) --A Tipton student is being honored for overcoming bullying in his high school.
Jake Stallman, 17, is being awarded the "Spirit of Matthew award" by the Matthew Shepard Foundation.
Jake started a blog about being a gay man in Iowa and co-found an anti-bullying coalition in Tipton.
It works to create safe spaces for children who are bullied and help kids in need.
The foundation says Jake's hard work shows he truly embodies the Spirit of Matthew.