November 19, 2012 at 15:43 PM EST
Nevada Student Athlete Tyler Meidell Named 11th National Finalist For Wendy's High School Heisman Award
Student surprised with news during high school celebration

RENO, Nev., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Of the 48,000 students who applied for this year's award, local high school senior Tyler Meidell of Damonte Ranch High School in Reno, Nevada was the 11th to be honored with a surprise announcement at his high school that he was chosen as one of twelve national finalists for the 2012 Wendy's High School Heisman Award, which honors exceptional students who bring excellence in academics, athletics and community service.

The twelve national finalists will travel to New York City where two national winners – one male, one female – will be chosen and each will receive a crystal Wendy's High School Heisman trophy; $10,000 donation to their respective high schools; and recognition during the collegiate Heisman ceremony in New York City on Friday, December 7, 2012.

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WHO:

Tyler Meidell of Damonte Ranch High School, national finalist for the 2012 Wendy's High School Heisman Award



WHEN:

Thursday, November 15, 2012


8:15am



WHERE:

Large Gym


Damonte Ranch High School


10500 Rio Wrangler Pkwy.


Reno, NV 89521



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Christyne.muller@ketchum.com


404-879-9031

SOURCE Wendy's High School Heisman

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