The Capstone Heroes Award is designed to recognize UA students, faculty, staff, student organizations and members of the community whose contributions to life at the Capstone reflect the values within the Capstone Creed. The Capstone Heroes Award is given to individuals that embody the very best ideals of the University of Alabama and the Capstone Creed. A Capstone Hero exerts a positive influence over the University of Alabama community both academically and culturally. Past recipients of the Capstone Heroes Award have demonstrated not only their commitment to improving the University community itself, but also to improving the lives of individual community members.