Wendy's announces High School Heisman finalists

Wendy's unveiled state finalists earlier this week for its annual High School Heisman award, which honors senior student-athletes based on their academic achievements, athletic accomplishments, community-leadership, and involvement in various extracurricular activities.

On Nov. 5, one male and one female winner from each state will be announced. In the first week of December, National finalists will be brought to New York City for Heisman Weekend activities and the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award Banquet on Dec. 7. The two National Winners will be announced nationally on ESPN2.

For the full list of finalists, CLICK HERE. Here are the state finalists from Massachusetts:

Dan Avery, Blackstone Valley Tech

Brooke Fairman, Gateway

Heather Gates, Brimmer & May

Jarad Gough, Roxbury Latin

Paul Green, Taconic

Virginia Goggins, St. Joseph Central (Pittsfield)

Vincent Harpin, Assabet

Christopher Hartnett, Westport

Jason Lamb, Plymouth South

Alyssa Latimer, Taconic

Jack Malafronte, Abington

Tulsi Mali, East Longmeadow

Layla Moran, Westport

Rachel Norton, Braintree

Nicholas Romero, Bishop Feehan

Ryan Stacy, Sutton

Molly Stark, Whitinsville Christian

Ara Talkov, Swampscott

Taylor Vigneault, Tyngsborough

Ryan Wilder, Turners Falls