Jacobs High School Senior Lauren Van Vlierbergen Named National Winner of Wendy’s High School Heisman Award
Jacobs High School senior Lauren Van Vlierbergen’s has been named the national winner of the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award during a banquet at the Downtown Athletic Club.
Van Vlierbergen was one of six female national finalists for the award.
Van Vlierbergen was selected for her outstanding academic and athletic achievements, and leadership within her community.
“Lauren is an amazing young lady. We are so very proud of her for being recognized as the nation’s top student athlete through this prestigious award,” says District 300 Board President Anne Miller.
District 300 Superintendent Fred Heid says, "Lauren's commitment and passion toward all her endeavors, both athletically and academically, reflect the core values District 300 educators hope to instill in all our students. I would like to congratulate Lauren and her family on such a tremendous accomplishment."
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