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Should you or your students apply?
Absolutely! If you are a high school seniorâ€”or if you teach or coach oneâ€”whoâ€™s dedicated to learning, performing, and leadingâ€”weâ€™d love to hear from you.
The Wendyâ€™s High School Heisman Program is looking for all types of high-achieving seniors from more than 29,000 public and private high schools within the U.S. We consider young men and women who participate in a wide range of sports and school and community activities. If youâ€™re one of the 1.4 million high school athletes across the country that excels in the classroom, on the field, and within your school and community, apply now. Or if youâ€™re a teacher, coach, counselor, or administrator, learn how to refer a student. And donâ€™t forget to check out the program timeline for important application deadlines and dates.
Know what it takes: Student Eligibility Criteria
To achieve award eligibility for the 2014 Wendyâ€™s High School Heisman Program, students must be seniors during the 2014/2015 academic years, graduating with the class of 2015. Applicants must:
Have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of a B (3.0) or better.
Participate in at least one of 27 eligible school-sponsored sports:
- Competitive Spirit/Cheerleading
- Competitive Weight Lifting
- Cross Country
- Field Hockey
- Ice Hockey
- Swimming and Diving
- Track and Field
- Water Polo
Be a leader in school and in the community and serve as a role model for underclassman.