The 2016 Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center on the campus of the University of Wyoming, Laramie.


2015 Scholar-Athlete Finalists

Front Row (left to right):  Josh Calvert (Wheatland),  Hayden Fauber (Kaycee),  Blake Godwin ( Sheridan), and Jaxn Kobza (Tongue River). Second Row (left to right):  Baylor Beers (Riverton), Teagan Cordes (Powell),  Cameron Myers (Cody),and Quinn Happold (Cheyenne East).  Third Row (left to right):  Jeff Burroughs (Southeast), Elijah Stewart (Glenrock), Jackson Linford (Cokeville), and Skyler Miller (Torrington). Back Row (left to right):  Theo Dawson (Jackson), Rafe Kiely (UW), and Shawn Shepperson (Meeteetse).


2015 Banquet Summary

The Wyoming Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame held its 22nd annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet on Saturday evening, March 19, 2016, in the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center on the campus of the University of Wyoming.  The event was attended by over 300 guests and feature comments from former University of Wyoming quarterback Karsten Sween and Wyoming Head football Coach Craig Bohl.  Thirteen special awards recipients were honored along with 16 scholar-athletes from the University of Wyoming and each of the five high school classifications in the state.  A total of $22,200 in scholarships will be awarded with each finalist receiving a National Football Foundation Plaque and a $1,200 scholarship to the school of their choice.  Theo Dawson of Jackson Hole High School was named the Top Scholar-Athlete and received an additional $1,200 scholarship.  During the past twenty-two years the Wyoming Chapter has awarded $307,950 in scholarships to student-athletes representing 58 of the 64 Wyoming high schools that play football and the University of Wyoming.  The fourteen high school scholar-athlete finalists had an average cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.89 and include one student body president, two senior class presidents, and two Eagle Scouts.  Ten of the high school scholar-athlete finalists have served as freshman, sophomore, or junior class presidents or class officers.













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