Nominees for Wyoming’s top Scholar-Athlete announced
Trevor Johnson from Pinedale nominated in 2A Division
by Wyoming Chapter, National Football Foundation
January 22, 2012
The Wyoming Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame has received 72 scholar-athlete nominations from 32 high schools from which the state’s top football Scholar-Athlete will be determined.
Two senior-athletes from each of the five Wyoming high school classifications and the University of Wyoming will be honored at the chapter's 18th annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet to be held on Saturday, March 17, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Laramie, Wyoming.
Finalists for the honor will be announced later this month. All of the finalists will receive commemorative plaques and $1,200 scholarships from the chapter and the state’s top scholar-athlete, who will be announced at the event, will receive an additional scholarship. Nine state residents will also be recognized during the banquet for their respective contributions to fandom, contributions to amateur football, and achievement in coaching and officiating.
2011 Nominees, each of whom will receive a certificate from the NFF-CHF, include:
Mitchell Baker, Dubois;
Jordan Largent, Kaycee;
Daniel Wille, Miles Englehart, Rex Stanley, Little Snake River;
Adam VanNorman, Ty Fenster, Midwest.
Bronson Teichert, Cokeville;
Donavon Valentine, Lingle-Ft. Laramie;
Brynnt Wood, Tyler Williamson, Mike Miller, Riverside;
Zac Zimmerer, Southeast;
Adam Croft, Sundance.
Chris Ryan, Thermopolis;
Kolbe Annala, Kemmerer;
Eli Moody, Mark Grant, Lovell;
Wade Eyre, Lyman;
Trevor Gray, Moorcroft;
Ty Malone, Mountain View;
Mitch Weigel, Andrew Hayman, Sean Williams, Newcastle;
Trevor Johnson, Pinedale;
Austin Bolin, (Tongue River) Big Horn;
Kolby Braisted, Wheatland;
Timmy Benedict, Baily Hepp, Jakob Weyer, Wright.
Braidy Parks, Tanner Miller, Jesus Delgado, Jake Lake, Nick White, Luke Andrews, Tyler Igo, Douglas;
Jordan Hanson, David Luck, Dalton Morrow, Jesse Mattocks, Tyler Morris, Derek Peil, Austin Roberts, Tanner Simpson, Marcus Vigil, Lander Valley;
Olie Olson, Cooper Wise, Josh Cragoe, Powell;
Trevor Larson, Kerry Schinkel, Cameron Olson, Rawlins;
Gard Evans, Tyler Graham, Josh Wright, Drew Leach, Kenneth Stewart, Riverton;
Zach Lurz, Torrington.
Kade Wasson, Burke Burgess, Campbell County;
Taylor Wisdorf, Cheyenne East;
Craig Welniak, Hunter Wick, Josh Teeter, Brady Wilkison, Laramie;
Cody Vollmer, Jake Thomas, Natrona County;
Jordan Roberts, Riley Ryan, Aaron Gray, Sheridan;
Will Barker, Matt Eddington, Evanston.
UW Scholar-Athlete-Clayton Kirven.
Special Award Winners include:
Football Coaching Career Achievement Award-Mike Lopiccolo, Rock Springs;
Football officiating Career Achievement Award-Myron Heny, Powell;
Greatest High School Football Fan-Tempe Murphy-Sheridan, and David Fink-Powell;
Greatest UW Football Fan-Murph & Lori Roberts-Kemmerer, and Lefty & Carla Cole-Laramie;
Outstanding Contribution to amateur football-Michael "Mad Dog" Aanonsen-UW.