Step Up for Scholars 2022: Heather King

Blog, Step Up for Scholars | 08/05/2022

Welcome to Step Up for Scholars, the second event in the 2022 Pat’s Run Challenge Series! We’re celebrating all 14 classes of Tillman Scholars over the next 14 days. Each day, we’ll share a story from one of our scholars to inspire you to push a little harder tomorrow in your step challenge. Today, we bring you Heather King, a 2013 Tillman Scholar on how she steps up everyday by sharing and showing gratitude. Here’s Heather:

I’m 2013 Tillman Scholar, Heather King. Everyday I try to step up to be a little bit better by showing a little more gratitude today than I did yesterday. Sometimes that gratitude in action looks like taking my dog for an extra walk, because I’m grateful for the love that she gives me every day. So my question for you is, how will you step up?

Want to join the challenge? It’s not too late! Register by Aug. 14 at and you’ll get a commemorative t-shirt and hat.