CLASS AND GRACE
Moe PiscottySubmitted by Felipe Neurenburg
When I was younger Moe was one of my closest friends. We would do everything together, from going mudding in his uncle's truck to bull riding at his ranch. Over the years we became further and further apart. He pursued his aspirations as a violinist while I got my self into trouble. One day, a few of my friends...
Alexander EspinozaSubmitted by Francis Melendez
Arriving at a new school not knowing anyone was one of the scariest experiences of my life. When I met Alexander it seemed as if all my fears and doubts were taken away. He genuinely cared about my comfort and went out of his way to make me feel welcomed. Alexander has one of the sweetest, most gentle hearts out...
Sean TooheySubmitted by Papa Toohey
This young man is a truly remarkable individual. He consistently brings a smile to everyone he encounters on a daily basis. He exemplifies everything a Dad would want in a child. He is very humble with his personal life, and tries to shield his 9 month old son from the dangers of this cruel world. He is a...
Katherine HyattSubmitted by Mya
My hero is my mama. She started her life at a very young age when she got pregnant with my older sister Mickellia, at 17 years old. When my grandparents found out they kicked her out of the house and she had to live on her own going to work full time to pay for us kids and finishing her high school career as...
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
Caitlin RykseSubmitted by Jeremiah O'Brien
Throughout my education I have always struggled to enjoy English class. I can honestly say Ms. Rykse has completely changed that. Everyday I look forward to stepping into the incredible learning atmosphere Ms. Rykse creates with her caring personality and warm smile. Not only do I look forward to her class...
Raegan FernandezSubmitted by Lykesha Lynn Williams
When You Think Of Hero's You Think Of Capes & Saving The World Lol , Nope That's Not True My Hero Crawls Around & Says Dada & Eat Everything . My Hero Is My 10 Month Old Baby Girl Raegan (Rae) She Saved Me and Change My Life Tremendously Crazy Thing She Don't Even Know It But She Made Me Get Into College And Of...
Carol HallamSubmitted by Sarah Hallam
My Mum is our hero she has such a big heart and goes unnoticed for what she does for others she really is the most selfless person i know. my mum worked valantary at the triangle church. she nursed her sister through cancer till the day she passed away then her mum who she cared for died along with her brother....
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
Rose NelessenSubmitted by Alex Espinoza
She helped me to love reading and give me the courage to start writing my own book. She truly inspires me everyday I step in the classroom. Without her support I would have never been able write about such personal things in my book. She taught me the importance of vulnerability and feeling comfortable with who I...
Isabele SandersSubmitted by Heather
She saved me from bullying. She was always been my favorite part of my life she is my best friend.
Justin GerlachSubmitted by Elijah Reimer
Coach Gerlach (X-Country Coach) Coach Gerlach is the best coach I have ever had. He doesn’t yell if you mess up , but he pushes you to your limit. He is the high school cross country coach. But not only is he a cross country coach, he is a spanish teacher for the High School students. As as coach, he is...
Faline BillingsSubmitted by Chloe
This wonderful creature saved my life. When I had no one else I felt I could talk to she was always there. When I first started getting suicidal thoughts she would be the one I told and there seemed to be a look in her eye that said she understood. It was this very look that made me rethink my decision every...
Monic GuillenSubmitted by Vincente Hawkins
My hero is my mother because she puts up with our mistakes, fights,complaints, and still loves us. She is a single mother working hard as a dentist assistant and studying to become a real estate agent so we can all benefit from it because we are living with our grandparents at the moment. She is truly inspiring,...
Maria ArguellesSubmitted by Mariana
My hero is Maria Arguelles and she is my older sister. I say she is my hero because she is always there for me no matter what. She is like my second mother because when we were younger my mom would work and she was the one that would take care of me.
kate zewinskiSubmitted by Lilah zewinski
My mom is my hero in every way. Throughout her life, she has been through almost everything that people are afraid to experience and no matter what happened to her she always made sure that she was strong enough to be able to take care of me and my brother. She has just recently this year been at her happiest...
Susan AxelrodSubmitted by Elissa
My mom is my hero and always will be. She isn't afraid to stand up for what she believes in. Whether its animal rights or fighting to keep the music program in the schools, shes always writing speeches and attending meetings. Shes very determined and does not give up. Shes involved in many organizations and is...