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NFF Wyoming Chapter’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year Nominees Announced
The most outstanding back and lineman from each classification will be honored with $1,200 scholarships and a chance to be named Wyoming’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Published: 1/23/2018 1:11:00 PM

(Pictured above are last year's Wyoming Chapter Scholar-Athletes, who each received scholarships.)

(Worland, Wyo.) – The 99 nominees for this year’s Wyoming Chapter, National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete scholarships come from 35 different high schools from all five Wyoming prep football classifications plus the University of Wyoming.

The annual awards banquet is scheduled at the Marian Rochelle Gateway Center at the University of Wyoming on Saturday, March 17th.  The finalists, the most outstanding back and lineman from each classification, will be honored with a $1,200 scholarship and a chance to be named Wyoming’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

The Scholar-Athlete Awards are based 40 percent on football ability, 40 percent on academic achievement and 20 percent on community service. To qualify, a scholar-athlete must have a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or better.

Other awards will include a Courage and/or Perseverance Award to an athlete or athletes who have overcome serious injuries or medical conditions. The chapter also awards selected state residents with an outstanding contribution to amateur football award, the greatest UW and High School fans, an award for lifetime contributions to football officiating and an honor for an outstanding assistant coaches contribution.

The 2017 high school senior nominees for the Scholar-Athlete awards are:

Class

First

Last

High School

1A-6

Braenn

Smith

Meeteetse

1A-6

Kayden

Best

Midwest

1A-6

John

Corson

Little Snake River

1A-6

Mark

Largent

Kaycee

1A

Aidan

McCurry

Big Horn

1A

Anthony

Petersen

Cokeville

1A

Sterling

Murdock

Cokeville

1A

Jake

Heil

Lusk

1A

Haize

Fornstrom

Pine Bluffs

1A

Wyatt

Fornstrom

Pine Bluffs

1A

Wyatt

Cox

Saratoga

1A

Chase

Lovercheck

Southeast

1A

Sterling

Werner

Southeast

1A

Tanner

Hort

Southeast

1A

Brady

Fullmer

Southeast

1A

Dawson

Butts

Upton

1A

Damion

Goff

Wright

1A

Steven

Monson

Wright

1A

Tavin

Salas

Wright

1A

Cole

Thomas

Wright

 

 

2A

Chancy

Hunt

Big Piney

2A

Tristan

Barney

Big Piney

2A

Hezekhiah

Sexson

Glenrock

2A

Brock

Jones

Glenrock

2A

Richard

Harris

Glenrock

2A

Dalton

Davies

Glenrock

2A

Jadon

Williams

Glenrock

2A

Cyrus

Skidmore

Kemmerer

2A

Harlan

Benedict

Mountain View

2A

Cameron

Quigley

Newcastle

2A

Trevor

Vaughn

Wheatland

 

 

3A

Ray

Rabou

Buffalo

3A

Connor

McLeod

Cody

3A

Jacob

Deardorff

Cody

3A

Jordan

Wasia

Cody

3A

Matthew

Skinner

Cody

3A

Mac

Simpson

Cody

3A

Reece

Andre

Cody

3A

Dawson

Bratton

Douglas

3A

Harley

Rhoades

Douglas

3A

Collin

Barker

Douglas

3A

Michael

Yeaman

Douglas

3A

Chance

Hofer

Green River

3A

Devin

Love

Green River

3A

Cole

White

Green River

3A

AJ

Lewis

Powell

3A

Jaren

Draper

Riverton

3A

Cosmo

Morgan

Star Valley

3A

Doug

Dickey

Star Valley

3A

Gavin

Patterson

Star Valley

3A

Hunter

Cranney

Star Valley

3A

Kaden

Robinson

Star Valley

3A

Noah

Hutchinson

Star Valley

3A

Payton

Erickson

Star Valley

3A

Ronald

Kaye

Star Valley

3A

Nathan

Stitt

Torrington

3A

Jake

Wamboldt

Torrington

 

 

4A

Riley

Boltz

Central

4A

Keaton

Bell

Central

4A

Dylan

Reed

East

4A

Joshua

Gross

East

4A

Nick

Mirich

East

4A

Jacob

Fogg

East

4A

Jakob

Jones

East

4A

Tevan

Chu

East

4A

Gunner

Bartlett

East

4A

Braedon

Davis

East

4A

Tommy

Neal

East

4A

Jordan

Baker

East

4A

Mathew

Semler

East

4A

Colton

Bell

East

4A

Jamis

Lopez

East

4A

John

Miller

East

4A

Logan

Neuroth

Kelly Walsh

4A

Daylon

Puckett

Laramie

4A

Garrett

Worden

Laramie

4A

Cole

Thorpen

Natrona

4A

Wesley

Rice

Natrona

4A

Brett

Brenton

Natrona

4A

Maeson

Gallegos

Natrona

4A

Chris

Brown

Natrona

4A

Jesse

Harshman

Natrona

4A

Kyler

Halverson

Natrona

4A

Ben

Acres

Natrona

4A

Chance

Wray

Natrona

4A

Tanner

Smith

Natrona

4A

Dakota

DeArmon

Natrona

4A

Kyle

Custis

Sheridan

4A

Blayne

Baker

Sheridan

4A

Coleman

Worsley

Thunder Basin

4A

Austin

Clementson

Thunder Basin

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