Community Trust Bank’s Hero of the Week Program Continues at Ole Miss

Ole Miss fans are asked to nominate local heroes for their acts of selflessness or courage as part of the Community Trust Bank Hero of the Week Program. Photo courtesy Community Trust Bank.

OXFORD, Miss. – Ordinary people do extraordinary things every day in their community and Community Trust Bank believes those stories should be heard. That’s why it is teaming up with Ole Miss for a second-straight year to recognize a local hero at each home football game this season.

The Community Trust Bank Hero of the Week award gives the community an opportunity to nominate and recognize local heroes for their acts of selflessness or courage that had a profound impact on others making the community a better, safer place. To nominate a hero for the award, go to

“It’s important to take the time to recognize people in the community who go about their daily lives acting is such an extraordinary way,” said Larry Ratzlaff, Regional President, Community Trust Bank. “These individuals set an example for the rest of the community, and that’s something you just can’t help but honor. We are excited to have the opportunity to partner with Ole Miss to recognize these heroes during this season’s thrilling home football games.”
People are invited to share the story of their nominee, describing why their hero deserves a chance in the spotlight. Each winner will be welcomed on the field by officials from Ole Miss and Community Trust Bank where they’ll be recognized for their actions and receive a commemorative football.