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The Kansan - Newton, KS
  • Newton siblings win Heisman

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  • Newton High School seniors and siblings Josh and Hannah Carlgren were selected as Wendy's High School Heisman Award school winners.
    The pair were honored Wednesday at a banquet hosted by 1978 Heisman Award winner Billy Sims, a former University of Oklahoma players.
    Criteria for selection include "academic achievements, athletic accomplishments, community-leadership, and involvement in various extracurricular activities during grades nine through 11."
    Nominees were selected by NHS administration. The school winners were selected by ACT Inc.
    As school winners, the two will compete at the state level. The state winners will be selected by former Heisman Award winners, Wendy's High School Heisman Award winners and representatives from education, business and sports.
    From state winners, national finalists will be selected and national winners will be selected.
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