Hidden Hero Award

BRAVO Award sitting on table

Before you begin this nomination, please ensure that you review the BRAVO Awards nomination process for this award.


The Hidden Hero Award recognizes individual employees and teams who put Red River College Polytechnic core values into action to quietly contribute to success for the whole organization.

This award celebrates the behaviours, actions and attitudes demonstrated by employees over the past calendar year.


Name: Hidden Hero Award
Nominations Open: January 24, 2022
Nominations Close: February 18, 2022
Award Frequency: Once annually

Number of Awards: Up to four. From nominations received, the BRAVO selection committee aims to select one individual recipient from a faculty group and one from a non-faculty group, as well as up to two team award recipients. However, the BRAVO Selection Committee reserves the right to select recipients from any category for each of the four Hidden Hero Awards.

Note: A team is defined as a group of employees who belong to the same or different units or departments and who are assigned to a specific project or function together for a period of time to accomplish shared goals.

Eligibility: Nominee(s) may be any full or part-time employee; or team of employees whom you see making a difference by demonstrating our values: learning, respect, inclusiveness, integrity, sustainability, and collaboration.

Who Can Nominate: All employees may submit nominations for their peers. Nominees may be full or part-time staff, and they may be in any employee group (administrative support, service support, professional/technical, faculty/instructors, management, contract/adjunct).

Award Value: The recipient selected by the RRC Polytech BRAVO Selection Committee will receive: Formal recognition and presentation of a beautiful etched glass award at this year’s RED Forum and acknowledgement in Staff News and other media throughout the College community.

Hidden Hero Award

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Why my nominee is a Hidden Hero

Although the selection criteria involve all of the following characteristics, keep in mind that these characteristics may not all apply to all nominees. Nominators must fill out a minimum of three criteria boxes. Please consider each, and choose all those that apply to your nominee. Provide a descriptive paragraph, including examples, of how your nominee has demonstrated the following characteristics above and beyond the normal expectations of the job. Please write out all acronyms in full.

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