Wauwatosa East's Mason King Named Heisman High School Scholarship State Winner
On November 2, 2021, the Heisman Trophy Trust and Acceptance Insurance announced the 2021 State Winners for the Heisman High School Scholarship presented by Acceptance Insurance. From an applicant pool of thousands of high school scholar-athletes graduating with the class of 2022, 100 students have been named State Winners in the Heisman High School Scholarship competition awarded by The Heisman Trophy Trust and Acceptance Insurance. Wauwatosa East’s Mason King has been named the Heisman High School Scholarship State Winner for Wisconsin. A complete list of State Winners can be found here.
The Heisman Memorial Trophy is annually awarded to the most outstanding college football player in the nation. The Heisman High School Scholarship presented by Acceptance Insurance extends the Heisman prestige to our nation’s most esteemed high school seniors by recognizing and rewarding outstanding scholar-athletes who understand that 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 2022, have a cumulative weighted high school grade point average of a B (3.0) or better, participate in at least one of the sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee, the Paralympic Games and/or the National Federation of State High School Association and be a leader in his/her school and community.
The program honors the nation’s most accomplished, community-minded high school senior athletes. By inviting male and female students from schools across the country to share their stories of leadership and impact, the program aims to inspire all students to harness their potential, push their limits, and use their talents not only to advance their own futures, but to improve the communities and world around them.
Each state winner will receive a $1,000 college scholarship and continue on for the chance to become National Finalists or National Winners. National Finalists receive a $2,000 college scholarship and the male and female National Winners will each receive a $10,000 college scholarship. National Winners will be announced on December 1, 2021. The complete 2021 program timeline can be found here.