The Heisman Trophy Trust announced that De Queen High School seniors Ashlyn Chambers and Weston Harp were named 2019 Heisman High School Scholarship School Winners.
From an applicant pool of thousands of high school scholar-athletes graduating with the class of 2020, more than 3,600 have been named School Winners in the Heisman Trophy Trust’s scholarship competition.
School Winners will continue to compete for the chance to become State Winners, National Finalists or National Winners.
State Winners receive a $500 college scholarship, National Finalists receive a $1,000 college scholarship and the male and female National Winners will each receive a $5,000 college scholarship and a trip to New York City to attend the 2019 Heisman Trophy Weekend events including the televised ESPN Heisman Trophy ceremony and 85th annual Heisman Dinner Gala.
The Heisman Memorial Trophy is annually awarded to the most outstanding college football player in the nation.
The Heisman High School Scholarship extends the Heisman prestige to the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors by recognizing and rewarding outstanding scholar-athletes who understand the most important victories not only happen on the field, but in their schools and communities.
These remarkable young leaders set the example and make a game-changing difference every day, paving the way to greatness for everyone around them.
To apply, students must be graduating with the class of 2020, have a cumulative weighted high school grade point average of a B (3.0) or better, participate in at least one of the 48 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee and/ or the National Federation of State High School Association and be a leader in his/her school and community.