Who is your hero?
The one you lean on and aspire to be like?
Friday Mills Elementary third graders at honored their heroes with Hero Day.
The kids told the crowd of parents, siblings and community leaders who their hero was and why. They also sang a special song for them.
A few kids payed tribute to Mills Elementary School Resource Officer Justin Smith.
Third grader Mattel Malandrin shared in his suit and tie, “He is very brave and talks to us and asks about how we are doing in our days and how we do in our grades."
Fellow student Sarah Hirding added, “He protects us, he keeps the school safe, he makes sure the school is going alright, pretty much every day."
Firemen, police officers, EMS life flight techs, family and friends were recognized and thanked for being leaders.