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Photo Gallery | American Red Cross honors local heroes

The American Red Cross Capital Region Chapter held its annual Heroes Recognition Event at Wine & Roses on Wednesday morning.

Twenty-one people were honored as heroes by the Red Cross. Heroes were broken down into categories and invited to share their stories.

News10 reporter Tim Daly served as the emcee for the event and helped those honored share their stories.

2013 Red Cross Heroes

  • Good Samaritan, Adult Hero: Laura Chavarria
  • Good Samaritan, Youth Heroes: Kayla Houle, Candice Collum, Marcelo Hernandez
  • Good Samaritan, Senior Hero: Richard “Wind Feathers” Muniz
  • Law Enforcement Hero: Detective Karen Sangster, Sergeant Michael P. Jones
  • Medical Professional: Al Duncan
  • Military (Active Duty): Jennifer McLean
  • Military (Veteran): Ricardo McLean, Jr.
  • Professional Rescuer: Kevin Culberston
  • Spirit of the Red Cross: Robert Henning, Fred Gregory, John Kesselman, Andrew Long, Aaron Morrow, Greg Garcia
  • Workplace: Misty Doyal
  • Hero of the Year: Ruth Brigs
  • Essay Winner Grade K-6: Izaiah Heryford
  • Essay Winner Grade 7-12: Kaicie Messer