Owens Is VHS Heisman Selection
Vidalia High School Senior Konner Owens was recently selected as Vidalia High School’s winner of The Heisman High School Scholarship, which is presented by Acceptance Insurance . Owens, a senior soccer and basketball player for the Indians, received the honor in November and then had his name submitted to compete for over $13,000 in scholarships at the state and national level.
The Heisman High School Scholarship was created in 1994 through a partnership between Wendy’s and The Heisman Trophy Trust, the program has leveraged the reputation of The Heisman Memorial Trophy as a symbol of great ability combined with diligence, perseverance, and hard work. The Heisman High School Scholarship program extends The Heisman prestige to the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors by celebrating and rewarding outstanding male and female scholar-athletes who understand that the most important victories happen not only on the field, but also in their schools and communities. The Heisman High School Scholarship program honors the nation’s most accomplished, communityminded 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.