Senior August “Mustang” Sally is selected as Wendy’s High School Heisman school winner for Denver East High School. Sally is a four year Varsity Attack on the Denver East Boys Lacrosse team, and a recognized role model in the Denver community. State Winners will be announced November 7, 2018.
The Wendy’s High School Heisman is a prestigious annual award with awards offered at the State and National levels. Eligibility begins with maintaining a GPA of 3.0 (B average) or better. Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community. And applicants must perform in at least one of the 47 school sponsored sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Associations.
A $500 college scholarship will be awarded to one senior male and one senior female from each state. The 90 State Winners who do not move on to the National Finalist round will receive a $500 scholarship.
The 10 National Finalists are selected from 100 State Winners, made up of five senior males and five senior females from each of the five geographic Heisman regions. National Finalists receive a $1,000 college scholarship. The eight (8) National Finalists who are not named the National Winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
A judging panel will select one senior male and one senior female from the 10 National Finalists as Wendy’s High School Heisman National Winners. National Award Winners will receive a $5,000 college scholarship, as well as national recognition during ESPN’s national telecast of the college Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation.