DUBLIN, Oh The Wendy’s® High School Heisman® program honored two of Kansas’ most outstanding high school seniors with the distinguished recognition as a State Winner of the 2013 Wendy’s® High School Heisman® Award. Shaelyn Martin of Salina High School Central and Travis House of El Dorado High School in El Dorado will now advance to compete for the national award that celebrates their hard work, dedication in athletics, academics and community leadership.
The Wendy’s High School Heisman Award, now in its 20th year, is awarded in conjunction with the collegiate Heisman. The award has set the standard for high school student-athletes and has gained tremendous prestige among universities and colleges nationwide.
Martin and House were chosen from 48,000 applicants, surviving rounds that narrowed contenders to one male and one female winner from each school, and then to Kansas’ respected group of 20 State Finalists.