EVERYDAY HERO STORIES
Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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DETERMINATION
ROSA PARKS How many African-Americans stood up for what's right? One naming the bravest man was Martin Luther King Jr. though there was a girl. By the name of Rosa Parks. I'm 11 years old and I wasn't told about her today at school but a passage mentioned she said it, the most unexpected words. "No" is what she said. She...
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APPRECIATION
LEONIDAS OTAEGUI I think that a Heroe is anyone who can show courage when you have a problem. Someone that helps the other in many ways, that's a person that I will call Heroe. Someone who is always there to help others and gives them strength to go on through life's difficulties. My Heroes is my family, Los Otaeguis. They...
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OVERCOMING
JARED BROWN Jared graduated high school in 2014. He is handicapped and undergoes several, major brain surgeries every few years. However, despite Jared's many daily obstacles, he has devoted his life to overcoming them and making a difference in others' lives. Over the years Jared has raised thousands of dollars to help the...
SUBMITTED BY CAITLIN CARLSON
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DEDICATION
WILLIAM "BILL" ENZ Autumn Melnarik Ms. Handrich Leadership December 11, 2016 My Grandpa I have the extraordinary honor of writing this paper in honor of my grandpa, Bill Enz. He was born in 1954, to Florence and Lloyd Enz. He was born in Manitowoc County and has seven siblings, one of which is deceased. He grew...
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GIVING BACK
MARY BABIASH Role models are put on this world to make us better people. They set positive examples for the generation under them to follow and help guide us down the right path during our development. We look up to them without them even knowing. Your role model should be someone that you are inspired by. They also helps us...
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CARING
RICHARD KRUEGER “Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” This quote was stated by James Baldwin who was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic. This quote fits me perfectly because in all honesty when I was younger, I wasn't the...
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MOTIVATION
JEREMIE JOHNSON My Role Model A role model is someone who inspires you to be a better person; they inspire you to do your very best and to never give up. A role model is someone who you can always look to for answers when you are struggling. The role model in my life is Jeremie Johnson. The two years that I had him as a...
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AMBITION
DAVE LARSEN September 13, 1997 was a great day for the world, it was the day I met my grandpa. Dave Larsen, a family man, embodies the characteristics of a great leader. He taught me three key things, do not be afraid of anyone, hard work will put you in a good position, and do what you love. When I was younger, I...
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ACHIEVEMENT
TIM KAPINOS An Idol, someone who inspires you to do great things. Someone who will make you believe what they believe. Tim Kapinos, a leader, my idol, does great things everyday. That why he is my idol, I want to be like him and develop my skills and personality like Tim. Tim motivates me to win. In wrestling he pushes me,...
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HARD WORK
PAT BROCKER A wise man said to me “Become the greatest volleyball players you can be”, not only did he inspire me with his words but also the way he carried out his words. He did not scream nor give up on us on the court during a rough drill or game. He picked us up and brought us all back together to become the best...
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HONOR
NORBERT DELEBREAU A role model is someone that you can look up to with the positive things they do. My role model is my father, Norbert (Dan) Delebreau. He inspires me every day with all that he does. He is a police officer and works hard every day to keep Brown County a safer place. Police officers are called pigs and my dad...
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DETERMINATION
TROY VANBEEK Determined to make the world a better place, my uncle Troy is my role model in life. For as long as I can remember, I have looked up to him. As a child, I didn’t realize the impact he would or could have on my life, but as I grow older and more experienced, it is easy to see how lucky I am to have such a positive...
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HELPING OTHERS
EMILY SELNER If I asked you to define what makes a good role model, I’m sure that most people would have a pretty good idea of some specific defining qualities. Based on these ideas we’ve conjured about what a role model is, many people have chosen to idolize people in the media, whether they are celebrities, sports...
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LEADERSHIP
OLIVIA PETERS A caring individual, a positive leader, and a great friend. This is Olivia Peters. She does so much for others, and loves to help out her community. She is a leader as an FFA officer, as the President of the FBLA club, as the Vice President of the Student Council, as a member of the Leo’s Club, and as an...
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INNOVATION
JONATHON NEHLS “The road to success is always under construction.” - Lily Tomlin Jonathan Nehls, my uncle and Godfather, is one of my biggest inspirations and one of my favorite people. I don’t have many opportunities to see him since he travels very far and very wide for his occupation. As the field operations manager at...
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