DUBLIN, Ohio - Sept. 10, 2015 // PRNewswire // - Help spread the word! High school seniors have until Friday, October 2, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. PST/6:00 p.m. EST to apply for Wendy's® High School Heisman®. This Award is built in partnership with Wendy's and the Heisman Memorial Trophy® to recognize outstanding high school seniors who exhibit academic excellence, a strong commitment to their communities and athletic talent. Every year Wendy's High School Heisman recognizes thousands of the best high school seniors and rewards $120,000 to schools across the country.
"Every high school has outstanding student-athletes that can be recognized with the prestigious Heisman name," says Archie Griffin, two-time collegiate Heisman Memorial Trophy® winner. "I'm honored to help Wendy's highlight the achievements of these exceptional high school seniors on the field, in the classroom and within their communities."
For the past 22 years, this highly acclaimed program has received more than 600,000 applications and honored more than 250 National Finalists and 42 National Winners. Students seeking to become National Winners will need to advance through the following phases of the award program:
For more information, students can visit www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com or call (800) 205-6367. Participants can also "Like" Wendy's Heisman on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/WendysHighSchoolHeisman or "Follow" the organization on Twitter at https://twitter.com/WendysHeisman for additional program details.
The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) is the world's third largest quick-service hamburger restaurant chain. The Wendy's system includes more than 6,500 restaurants in 29 countries and U.S. territories. For more information, visit www.wendys.com.
The Wendy's name and design and the Wendy's High School Heisman and design are trademarks of Quality Is Our Recipe, LLC. The Heisman Memorial Trophy, Heisman name and Heisman Trophy figure are registered trademarks of the Heisman Trophy Trust, used with permission.
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