Two Bellingham students are among the top 20 finalists in Washington state for Wendy’s High School Heisman award.
Our two local finalists are Irini Zourkos of Bellingham High School and Hanna Tartleton of Sehome High School.
Nearly 620 students throughout the state applied for the award, which honors students for their achievements in athletics, academics and community and school leadership.
On Monday, Nov. 5, one male and one female student per state will be announced as state winners, with 12 chosen to go on as national finalists. The top male and female athlete will be recognized during the college Heisman Trophy broadcast on ESPN Dec. 8, and their schools will receive $10,000.