NORWALK, Conn. Brien McMahon High School senior Chris Madaffari was named Saturday as the boys winner of the Connecticut Wendys High School Heisman Award. Jennifer Mears of Vernon won the girls award.
The Heisman Award recognizes the students work and dedication through their achievements in athletics, academics and community/school leadership. Madaffari is a standout on the Senators track and cross country teams. His father, Joe, is the athletic director at Brien McMahon High School.
Madaffari and Westons Tess Maggio were among 20 state finalists. Twelve state winners will be chosen as national finalists. The national boys and girls winners will be announced Dec. 9. Wendys will donate $10,000 to the high schools of the winners.
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