April 6, 2018
The new inductees join thousands of everyday heroes who have been nominated for the Superman Hall of Heroes, an online gift-giving portal that lets consumers to honor their personal heroes.
Inspired by Superman, an American icon who represents unwavering morals and an endless pursuit of truth and justice, fans to pay tribute to their heroes by submitting their photo and story online where it will be showcased in perpetuity. As part of their tribute, consumers can also choose from multiple gift options. Each package comes with an induction certificate and permanent listing in the Superman Hall of Heroes with the option to add products such as apparel, accessories or a personalized Superman Hall of Heroes trophy.
This year’s honorees include:
- Kyle Carpenter–A true American hero, Carpenter is the second living Marine since the Vietnam War, and the youngest Marine to be decorated with the Medal of Honor.
- Sean McComb–One of the youngest National Teachers of the Year ever, McComb earned the honor at the age of 30 for regularly going above and beyond to make sure his students realize their full potential.
- Mario Andretti–Throughout his career in motorsports, Andretti was not only able to win at every level, he was also able to master every discipline in which he chose to race. Andretti took the checkered flag 111 times in his career, collecting national and world championships along the way. gives back to the community through organizations like Meals on Wheels, The Fund to Benefit Children and Youth and his various efforts in support of our troops and wounded warriors.
- John Walsh–Known internationally as a crime fighter, victims’ advocate and host of the TV show “America’s Most Wanted,” Walsh and his wife helped pass the Missing Children's Act of 1982 and the Missing Children's Assistance Act of 1984. The latter bill founded the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Fighting for justice has been his mission since July 27, 1981, when his 6-year-old son, Adam, was abducted from a Florida mall.
The Superman Hall of Heroes programalso spreads goodwill throughout the year with The Red Cape Crew, a community outreach initiative that performs random acts of kindness across the country.
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