Everyday Local Heroes
What is a hero? Who are your heroes? Our communities are filled with heroes They could be our
friends, our family, or people that we know. What makes them special? How do they do what they do?
We take pride in strength, independence and ingenuity, and we have traditionally identified heroes who
reflect those ideals. However, there may be much more to being a hero. Heroic characteristics may be
quite simple such as patience, kindness, truthfulness, or a commitment to help those less fortunate than
In the space provided write a paragraph (Yes, you do need to check the criteria on the back) about someone you feel is a local hero. What does that person do to make them a hero? What are the characteristics they have that you think makes them a hero.