LITTLE ROCK (WendysHeisman.com) - As the Wendy's® High School Heisman® Award competition continues, 20 of Arkansas's top scholar-athletes were recognized today as State Finalists for the prestigious award. These State Finalists are now in the running to become State Winners, the next phase of the program as applicants advance with the goal of becoming National Winners.
Of the 48,000 seniors who applied nationwide, 651 applicants came from Arkansas and have been narrowed down to the state's 20 finalists. These finalists embody the Heisman spirit of hard work and dedication through their outstanding achievements in athletics, academics and community/school leadership.
Arkansas's Wendy's High School Heisman Award State Finalists
Just as the collegiate Heisman is known for being the highest award in college football, the Wendy's High School Heisman Award, now in its 20th year, is one of the most esteemed awards at the high school level.