Mid-South Heroes: Teacher wears many hats to help kids see their potential

December's Mid-South Hero is supercharged by his mission to help kids see their potential. So much so, that he's involved in eight student-centered programs at Bartlett High School.

  November Mid-South Hero: Brandon Pittman

Heroes across the Mid-South are driven by purpose. After serving in the Marines, November’s Mid-South Hero found his -- saving lives in Memphis.

  Mid-South Heroes: Police chief makes sacrifice to protect students

October's Mid-South Hero is a small-town police chief whose big gesture has drawn praise across the country.

  Mid-South Heroes: Woman provides love, resources to women on the streets of Memphis

September's Mid-South Hero brings unconditional love and resources to women on the streets of Memphis. She hopes it will guide them to live free from addiction and crime.

  Mid-South Heroes: Man encourages Memphians of all ages to have fun, get fit

This month's Mid-South Hero is a mover and shaker, encouraging Memphians of all ages to have fun while getting fit.

  Mid-South Heroes: Woman spreads joy and celebrates other cancer survivors

Healing Planet emerged from Donna Padgett Bowers’ desire to restore joy in other cancer patients by helping them feel better in their own skin.

  Mid-South Heroes: Woman provides support to the under-served

Being a charitable giver was never a choice for LaShay Pena, it's always been a way of life.

  Mid-South Heroes: Woman teaches the blind and visually impaired in Memphis

This month's Mid-South Hero is more than a mom and teacher. Stephanie Jones is a guiding light for the blind and visually impaired in Memphis.

  Mid-South Heroes: Man raises money for Alzheimer’s awareness

Our Mid-South Heroes go above and beyond for communities in need. This month’s hero changed his entire career path to give hope to Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers.

  Mid-South Heroes: Woman assists pet owners with dogs in need

Block by block and a door knock at a time, our March Mid-South Hero has dedicated her life to rescuing animals in need by offering assistance to pet owners.

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