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North Carolina Student Athlete Kaitlyn Kent Named Fifth National Finalist For Wendy's High School Heisman Award

Student surprised with news during high school celebration

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Of the 48,000 students who applied for this year's award, local high school senior Kaitlyn Kent of South Iredell High School in Statesville, North Carolina was the fifth to be honored with a surprise announcement at her high school that she was chosen as one of twelve national finalists for the 2012 Wendy's High School Heisman Award. The award honors exceptional students who bring excellence in academics, athletics and community service.

The twelve national finalists will travel to New York City where two national winners – one male, one female – will be chosen and each will receive a crystal Wendy's High School Heisman trophy; $10,000 donation to their respective high schools; and recognition during the collegiate Heisman ceremony in New York City on Saturday, December 8, 2012.

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WHO:

Kaitlyn Kent of South Iredell High School, national finalist for the 2012 Wendy's High School Heisman Award



WHEN:

Thursday November 8, 2012


10:00am EST



WHERE:

School Gym


South Iredell High School


299 Old Mountain Rd.


Statesville, North Carolina 28677


704-528-4536



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