New American Hero Award is one of Leadership development for Asian immigrant families. This award is presented to Asian American who has made a significant contribution to the United States and who makes the immigrant community proud and serves as an exceptional role model for Asian Americans
Past recipients of the New American Hero Award are Dr. Tom Kim of Knoxville, TN, who founded the Free Clinic for Working Poor and who has operated the clinic for more than eleven years and Lieutenant Colonel John Oh, Medical Doctor of the U.S. Army, who was recognized for his heroic actions where he removed an unexploded rocket propelled grenade from a wounded soldier in Afghanistan in March, 2006.
Dr. Sammy Lee is also recipient of the New American Hero Award. Dr. Lee who was the first Asian American to win an Olympic gold medal for the United States and the first man to win back-to-back gold medals in Olympic platform diving.
[ 2013 New American Hero Award - Dr. Sammy Lee ]
[ 2011 New American Hero Award - LTC John Oh ]
(LTC John Oh hold New American Hero Award trophy)
[ 2005 New American Hero Award - Dr. Tom Kim ]
In 2005 GNC awarded Dr. Tom Yoo-Keun Kim, founder of the Free Clinic of America in Knoxville, TN, New American Hero Award.
(Dr. Tom Kim, Founder of the Free Clinic of America)