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7.18.16

The 2016 Wendy’s High School Heisman Application is Now Open!

Another exciting Wendy’s High School Heisman award season begins with the opening of the 2016 application. You can begin your application process here. The first 1,000 applicants to successfully complete an application will receive a $10 Wendy’s gift card.

This year, it is easier than ever to apply for the the Wendy’s High School Heisman. The application now has two phases: Phase 1 of the application is where students can provide key stats about academic performance, athletic achievements and community involvement. Phase 2 of the application has a later deadline and includes essay questions and supporting information. Click here for an overview of the program stages and awards. Below is a link to all of the important dates of the program. The first stage of School Winners and State Finalists will be announced on October 17, 2016. Good luck to all of this year’s applicants!

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4.06.16

Happy National Student-Athlete Day

Today is the observance of National Student-Athlete day – a holiday that Wendy’s proudly gets behind. Since Wendy’s first began sponsoring Wendy’s High School Heisman in 1994 in partnership with the Heisman Trophy Trust, hundreds of thousands of high school student-athletes have been honored across the country.

Since Wendy’s High School Heisman has been boasting about the accomplishments of young men and women for over 20 years, we want to remind our fans, friends and future winners how the program started in the first place.

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11.23.15

2015 Wendy’s High School Heisman National Finalists Announced

Congratulations to this year’s 10 National Finalists! Each National Finalist embodies the qualities of a Wendy’s High School Heisman student-athlete of excellence in their school, on the field, and in their community. Learn about each National Finalist’s story and what drives them to be the best they can be and to give back to those around them.

National Finalists will be making their way to New York City for Heisman Weekend in December. Stay tuned as this year’s two National Winners are announced at the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award Ceremony on December 11, 2015. A live broadcast of the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award Ceremony will air at 5:00 PM ET on ESPN2 on December 13, 2015.

7.01.15

The 2015 Wendy’s High School Heisman Application is Now Open!

The opening of the 2015 application marks the beginning of another exciting award season for the Wendy’s High School Heisman program. You can begin your application process here. The first 1,000 applicants to successfully complete an application will receive a $10 gift card to Wendy’s.

Click here for an overview of the program stages and awards. Below is a link to all of the important dates of the program. The first stage of School Winners will be announced on October 26, 2015. To all of this year’s applicants, good luck!

View the full program timeline.

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7.18
Application Opens
10.03
Phase 1 Application Closes
10.04
Reviewer Deadline