Governor Rick Perry presented the Star of Texas Awards.
Deputy Boyd was shot three times back in March while making a traffic stop outside of Bowie on US 287.
Boyd was honored along with 67 others across the state including the first responders of the West fertilizer plant explosion. Over the past 10 years, the state has recognized 363 rescue workers with this award.
Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.