Emily Granger, a senior at Ss. Peter and Paul High School in Easton, Md., was named the female 2013 Wendy’s High School Heisman winner at a banquet Dec. 13 in New York City. Granger was one of 12 finalists for the award. Andrew Miner of East Greenwich (R.I.) High School was the boys’ winner.
Granger was one of more than 46,000 applicants and had already been named a school winner, state finalist and state winner. The awards banquet was broadcast over the weekend on ESPN2. She was featured in a story in The Dialog in advance of the award presentation; that article is available at thedialog.org/?p=16108.
Granger and Miner were recognized during ESPN’s national telecast of the collegiate Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation on Saturday. They also received a $500 Wendy’s gift card, and their schools will receive a $10,000 award donated in their names.