unsung hero

unsung hero

Fig. a hero who has gotten no praise or recognition. The time has come to recognize all the unsung heroes of the battle for low-cost housing.
See also: hero
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The first Unsung Hero awardee is Eleonor Migallos-Ty, a 29-year-old teacher who is on her eighth year of teaching at the College of Technological Sciences-Cebu.
He is kind of the glue in our team, he is the unsung hero in one sense.
YOU have just one day to nominate your unsung hero for a Pride of Britain award.
The ceremony, held at Hull City FC's KC Stadium, was an opportunity for coaches, volunteers and participants from Hull Tigers Trust, Newcastle United Foundation, Sunderland's AFC's Foundation of Light, Middlesbrough FC Foundation, Sheffield Wednesday Foundation and Leeds United Foundation to come together and celebrate the success of the programme over the last 16 months All clubs made nominations for the following categories - Coach of the Year Award, Team Achievement Award, Young Sports Achievement Award, Unsung Hero Award and the Special Achievement Award.
Dan Biggar has been named world rugby's unsung hero of 2015 WHEN the Welsh Sports Personality of the Year is unsung it hits home how insignificant the rest of us are.
I watch it and I think it's important to nominate who you think is an unsung hero.
AWARDS 2015 Everybody knows an unsung hero and we are preparing to honour them in style.
Hotelier Middle East Awards judges broke all the rules when it came to naming the winner and runners up of the Unsung Hero of the Year category.
Ahmad Bin Shafar, Chief Executive Officer of Empower, the district cooling services provider, received the Unsung Hero Award at the annual International District Energy Association (IDEA) Conference and Trade Show in Seattle.
While the unsung hero is performing random acts of kindness, onlookers can be seen shaking head or showing disagreement to the man's actions.
The awards are backed by 2012 Unsung Hero Dr Kate Granger, 31.
At the other end of the scale Rhondda's Gareth Hughes received the Unsung Hero Award for his work encouraging children to take up the game.
But we need help in finding them and that's why I'm asking anyone who knows an unsung hero or heroine to nominate them.
Now in its eighth year, the BBC Sports Unsung Hero Award recognises and rewards outstanding contribution by individuals at the grassroots level of local sport, who give up their time on a voluntary basis so that sport can be played and enjoyed by people throughout the UK.
He said: "The panel were overwhelmed by the calibre of the candidates for the Unsung Hero Award and the Community Champion Award.