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November 3, 2014 at 6:17 PM

Washington state Wendy Heisman finalists

The Wendy’s High School Heisman Program today announced 19 of Washington’s best student-athletes as state finalists. They will proceed to the next round of the Wendy’s High School Heisman Program, in which only one male and one female student will advance to be named State Winners.

Student Name Gender Student High School Hometown
Lindsey Schauble Female Kamiakin High School Kennewick
Rileymarie Clarke Female Emerald Ridge High School Puyallup
Ava Welch Female Mount Rainier High School Normandy Park
Madison Rogers Female Todd Beamer Federal Way
Patryce McWilliams Female Franklin Pierce High School Tacoma
Miranda Ross Female Bellarmine Preparatory School Tacoma
Megan Bastian Female Eastside Catholic High School Sammamish
Rebecca Darrow Female North Kitsap High School Poulsbo
McCall Skay Female West Valley High School Spokane
Sydney Hopper Female Liberty High School Renton
Nolan Henry Male Union High School Camas
Mason Meeker Male Kelso High School Kelso
Riley Miller Male Bonney Lake High School Lake Tapps
Davidson Emanuels Male Mercer Island High School Mercer Island
Trent Jones Male Shorecrest High School Lake Forest Park
Garrett Peterson Male Kamiak High School Lynwood
Andrew Montemayor Male Othello High School Othello
Kasey Caldwell Male Camas Senior High School Camas
Matthew Philichi Male Bellarmine Preparatory School Gig Harbor


WHY: For 20 years, the Wendy’s High School Heisman Program has honored the achievements of exceptional students by providing a platform for continued growth and success. This program elevates students and their achievements by ensuring they are recognized for a job well done, making it possible for them to take advantage of new opportunities, and inspiring them to continue achieving their best.

On November 10, 2014, one male and one female finalist from each state will be named State Winners. The 12 National Finalists will then be chosen from the pool of State Winners and will go on to compete for the National Winner title in New York City on December 12. National Finalists will be featured during a televised ceremony on ESPN® networks and will receive a gold medal and a $2,000 award for their high schools. One male and one female National Winner will each receive a crystal Wendy’s High School Heisman trophy and a $500 gift card for use at Wendy’s restaurants and Wendy’s will donate an additional $8,000 to each National Winner’s high school. Additionally, the National Winners will be recognized during the collegiate Heisman Trophy announcement on ESPN on Saturday, December 13, at 8 p.m. ET.

About the Wendy’s® High School Heisman® Program
Created in 1994 by Wendy’s and the Heisman Memorial Trust, the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award recognizes outstanding high school seniors nationwide who excel in athletics, academics and community leadership. Students can nominate themselves for the award online, in addition to being recommended by principals, teachers, guidance counselors and coaches. The most exceptional students are then selected to advance during extensive judging processes conducted at both state and national levels.

About The Wendy’s Company
The Wendy’s Company is the world’s third largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy’s system includes more than 6,500 franchise and Company restaurants in the United States and 29 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. For more information, visit or
The Wendy’s name and design, and the Wendy’s High School Heisman and design are trademarks of Oldemark LLC and are licensed to Wendy’s International, LLC. The Heisman Memorial Trophy, Heisman name and Heisman Trophy figure are registered trademarks of the Heisman Trophy Trust, used with permission

ESPN is a registered trademark of ESPN, Inc.
NOTE: To view all the State Finalists, visit

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