For 2021 holidays, Hilliard Davidson High School will accept completed applications until 1 p.m. on the
following dates to allow adequate time for printing, assembly and hanging:
• Jan. 13 for display around Presidents Day, Memorial Day, July 4, and Veterans Day;
• April 9 for display around Memorial Day, July 4, and Veterans Day in 2021; and
• Oct. 8, 2021, for display next Veterans Day.
Applicants will receive notification via email upon the receipt and approval of their application.
Those featured on the banners must be a current resident or former student in the Hilliard City School
District. They also must be military veterans or active duty service members in the U.S. Army, Navy, Air
Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard. Those serving in the Reserves or National Guard may also be
This program will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis to the first 200 eligible
Applicants must provide a copy of a driver’s license and a copy of a current utility bill.
Banners will measure 16.5 by 46 inches and feature a full-color design with the service member’s
name, military branch and photo (provided by applicant). Banners will have different Hometown
Hero on each side; they will be separated and one-sided when returned at the end of the year.
Photograph requirements: Applicant must provide a high-resolution military photograph (digital file or
photograph) of the honoree in his/her military uniform. Photo should be portrait orientation and at
least 300 DPI. If the photo submitted online does not meet this requirement, the applicant may be
asked to bring it to Midwest Sports Professional Photo Lab, Inc. at 6171 Huntley Rd., Suite H, Columbus, OH 43229,
where an employee will scan and return the photo.
Banner information, including military branch and spelling of the service member’s name, will be taken
directly from the application. Neither the City nor School District is
responsible for misidentified military
branches or misspellings that were submitted with the application.
The City is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged banners (including damage incurred by acts of
nature and vandalism). Should damage occur and banners need repair, they will be removed and
given back to the applicant. It will be the applicant’s responsibility to have the banners repaired or