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 8x10-inch
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
Hilliard Davidson High School will oversee and administer the Hometown Heroes program
including, but not limited to, photo approvals, application guidelines and processing, fee structure,
and program policy.
There are a limited number of poles in Old Hilliard. This program will be offered on a first-come,
first-served basis to the first 200 applicants. Banners will be displayed in Old Hilliard around select
patriotic holidays in 2021 and, at the City’s discretion, may be relocated to other areas of Hilliard.
The applicant must be an immediate family member of the Hometown Hero being
honored. By submitting an application, the applicant agrees he or she has permission to use
the service member’s likeness and name in the banner.
Banners will be displayed around four major holidays in 2021: Presidents Day, Memorial Day,
Independence Day, and Veterans Day. After Veterans Day, banners will be removed,
disassembled, and made available for pickup by the applicant at Hilliard Davidson High
School, 5100 Davidson Rd., Hilliard, OH 43026. Please call or email Lori Mongolier at the
email or phone number at the end of this policy to arrange banner pickup.
Email or drop off application and verification copies to Lori
Mongolier or Ronda Munson at Hilliard Davidson High School, 5100 Davidson Rd., Hilliard,
Ohio, 43026. After receiving the application and verification, buyers will receive an email or
phone call confirmation.
Once confirmed, buyers should send their photo and payment to Midwest Sports.
Banners are $35, which includes a one-sided design, printing, and hanging and removal.
Midwest Sports accepts VISA, MasterCard and American Express. Checks may be made
payable to Midwest Sports. Payment can be mailed or dropped off in person to 6171 Huntley
Rd., Suite H, Columbus, Ohio 43229 or called in to 614-841-7608.
Lori Mongolier, Hilliard Davidson Counseling Staff at or 614-921-7220.
Damaged photos
Restoration services are available through Midwest Sports. Please contact them for pricing.
Hilliard Hometown Heroes
First Name
Last Name
Street Address
Phone Number
Relationship to
Service Member
Spouse Parent Sibling
Child Other
Banner will use exact spelling, military branch information from this form.
First Name
Last Name
High school & graduation year (if applicable)
Veteran or Active Duty?
Military Branch (Select one)
Air Force
Air National Guard
Air Force Reserve
Army National Guard
Army Reserve
Marine Corps
Marine Corps Reserve
Coast Guard
Coast Guard Reserve
Navy Reserve
Optional: Wartime Service (Due to space restrictions, please choose one.)
Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
American Revolution
War 1812
Indian Wars
Mexican War
Civil War
Spanish-American War
World War I
World War II
Korean War
Vietnam War
Desert Shield/Desert Storm
Global War on Terror
Hilliard Hometown Heroes
Optional: Tell us something about this service member. This information may be published online.
Please verify that you are including all of the required materials with your application
Failure to provide all needed materials may result in a denied application.
$35 check made to “Midwest Sports
Proof of applicant’s residency
(copy of driver’s license and copy of utility bill).
Hilliard School District Graduate Current Hilliard School District Resident
Proof of military service / honorable discharge (DD-214 card with SSN blacked out)
Photo of service member (portrait, at least 300 DPI)
Digital File Printed Photo
By signing this application form I agree that all of the information provided above is correct. Failure to provide one
or more of the requested items above may result in the denial of my application. I also give the City of Hilliard and
Hilliard Schools permission to use the service member’s image and likeness on the printed banner and in promotional
efforts including websites, social media platforms, and publications. This signed agreement states that I have read
and agreed to all terms set forth in the Hometown Heroes Banner Program Policy.
Applicant Digital Signature Date