CHICAGO (Feb. 19, 2018) – A panel of former U.S. WNT players has narrowed down the 2019 SheBelieves Hero contest to four finalists whose inspiring stories and determination made them stand out from the impressive field.
A SheBelieves Hero is a leader in their community, a confident and passionate individual who empowers others around her and actively works to make a difference.
We now need YOU to pick your favorite! Watch all four videos and vote for who you believe should be a SheBelieves Hero. The winner will be announced the week of Feb. 25.
@ussoccer_wnt @ussoccer , McKenna Woodhead's team would like to nominate her @mmmmwcwood for the #shebelieveshero #contest. McKenna is 15 years old from Clover SC She played for the @RapidsGirls @theECNL and @CloverSoccerG and her story inspires us all! @CarolinaRapids pic.twitter.com/qAECVAxi7V— kat (@katteck1) February 10, 2019
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my name is Maddie Lauro and I am proud to operate such an amazing program called Champions League. Many people don’t usually get to see this side of me, but I am here to express my gratitude in running for the SheBelievesHero contest. This video is being submitted with the permission of my parents. #shebelieveshero #contest #ussoccer @uswnt
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The 2019 SheBelieves Hero™ would win a trip for them and a guardian to the WNT’s SheBelieves Cup match in Nashville, Tenn., on March 2, 2019. See official rules for details.
"I consider it an honor to be part of this panel of judges and I enjoy seeing all the ambitious applicants we receive,” said former U.S. WNT midfielder Lindsay Tarpley. “I applaud all the applicants and congratulate them for the work they do to positively impact the lives of others. They make a big impact in their communities and work hard to make a difference."
Tarpley, Lori Lindsey, Christie Rampone and Nicole Barnhart made up the SheBelieves Hero contest panel.