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2015 Hero Awards Ceremony

The honorees for the Union Leader Hero Awards at the State House in Concord on Wednesday. (Thomas Roy/Union Leader)
Governor Maggie Hassan with Heroes Scott Jackitis from Bradford and Josh McKerley from Deering and Joe Carelli president of Citizens Bank, New Hampshire & Vermont during annual Union Leader Hero Awards at the State House in Concord on Wednesday.  (Thomas Roy/Union Leader)
Governor Maggie Hassan with Candia Police Chief Mike McGillen and Joe Carelli president of Citizens Bank, New Hampshire & Vermont during annual Union Leader Hero Awards at the State House in Concord on Wednesday.  (Thomas Roy/Union Leader)
Candia Police Chief Mike McGillen walks back to his seat with his Hero Award during annual Union Leader Hero Awards at the State House in Concord on Wednesday.  (Thomas Roy/Union Leader)
Governor Maggie Hassan with Derry Firefighter James Hoffman and Joe Carelli president of Citizens Bank, New Hampshire & Vermont during annual Union Leader Hero Awards at the State House in Concord on Wednesday.  (Thomas Roy/Union Leader)
Governor Maggie Hassan with Luanna Vollmer from Litchfield and Joe Carelli president of Citizens Bank, New Hampshire & Vermont during annual Union Leader Hero Awards at the State House in Concord on Wednesday.  (Thomas Roy/Union Leader)
From left are Fremont Police Officer Derek Franek, Governor Maggie Hassan, Joe Carelli president of Citizens Bank, New Hampshire & Vermont and Fremont Police ChiefJon Twiss during annual Union Leader Hero Awards at the State House in Concord on Wednesday. At far left is Union Leader Executive Editor Trent Spiner. (Thomas Roy/Union Leader)
From left are Governor Maggie Hassan, Fremont Police Officer Derek Franek and Fremont Police Chief Jon Twiss and Joe Carelli president of Citizens Bank, New Hampshire & Vermont during annual Union Leader Hero Awards at the State House in Concord on Wednesday.  (Thomas Roy/Union Leader)
Family and friends line up to take photos during annual Union Leader Hero Awards at the State House in Concord on Wednesday.  (Thomas Roy/Union Leader)
NH Governor Maggie Hassan holds Emily Hoffman, 16 months old daughter of Derry Firefighter James Hoffman and wife Liz during annual Union Leader Hero Awards at the State House in Concord on Wednesday. (Thomas Roy/Union Leader)
From left posing with MIss NH 2015 Holly Blanchard are Derry Fire and EMS personel David Hoffman, battalion fire chief Mike Gagnon, fire chief, EMS Director Chuck Heneon, and Jack Webb, battalion chief, during annual Union Leader Hero Awards at the State House in Concord on Wednesday.  (Thomas Roy/Union Leader)