Cheyenne East’s Tevis Bartlett was named Wyoming’s top scholar-athlete football player at the annual awards banquet for the National Football Foundation’s Wyoming chapter on Saturday.
Bartlett, who will attend the University of Washington for football, won a pair of $1,200 scholarships.
Other scholar-athletes were Lusk’s Martin Fitzwater; Natrona’s Josh Harshman; Cheyenne East’s Chandler Haukup; Mountain View’s Austin Houskeeper; Thermopolis’ Logan Kay; Dubois’ Kurt Leseberg; Big Horn’s Christian Mayer; Cody’s Carter Myers; Cokeville’s Jace Petersen; Guernsey’s Austin Quynn; Powell’s Riley Stringer; and Lusk’s Derick VandeBossche. Keenan Montgomery and Stuart Williams from the University of Wyoming were also honored. Players all won $1,200 scholarships apiece.
Wright’s Michael Yeradi was awarded the group’s scholar-athlete courage award.
Special award winners included:
Greatest University of Wyoming football fans: Ron Leathers, Laramie; Leonard S. “Pete” and Sandy Pedersen, Cheyenne.
Greatest Wyoming high school football fans: Dorothy Fuller, Cody; Virgil Harris, Thermopolis.
Outstanding contribution to amateur football: Jack Nokes, Casper; Bruce Pivic, Rock Springs.
Ox Zellner football official career achievement award: John Rabun, Douglas.
Football coach career achievement award: Tom Rowley, Casper; Randy Weber, Riverton; Robert Linford, Afton.
President’s award for outstanding contribution to the Wyoming Chapter: Trudy McCraken, Laramie.
Speakers included UW coach Craig Bohl and WHSAA Commissioner Ron Laird.
Previous award winners are available at the group’s website.