Hero Categories | DISH Hometown Heroes

Here’s to Heroes of all kinds.

Explore our Hero categories.

From high school teachers to healthcare workers, we're proud to honor the everyday Heroes who make our communities great.  It's time they received recognition. To show your support, nominate your Hero below.


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High School Coach of the Year

From the court to the field, coaches help make our kids better players and better people. That’s why we think they are the real MVPs. DISH wants to celebrate the high school coaches who truly make a difference.

Nominations open Nov 1, 2022


Military Member or Veteran of the Year

At DISH, we know military members sacrifice a lot to serve our country and our communities. It’s time to give them the thanks (and the salute) they deserve!

Nominations open Feb 1, 2023


First Responder / Healthcare Worker of the Year

First responders and healthcare workers are always there when we need them the most. Together with DISH, you can honor their contributions to the community in a big way.

Nominations open May 1, 2023


Educator of the Year

Raise your hand if you love your teachers! Educators make a huge impact on the lives of our kids. At DISH, we want to celebrate them!