ALEXANDRIA BAY Alexandria Central senior Ian Kearns is one of Wendys High School Heisman finalists in New York.
About 45,000 student athletes applied nationwide, according to a press release. About 1,241 applied from New York.
These finalists embody the Heisman spirit of hard work and dedication through their outstanding achievements in athletics, academics and community/school leadership, according to the press release.
Two state winners, one male and one female, will be announced on Monday. Only 12 will be named national finalists. On Nov. 7, two finalists will be named the winners of the Wendys High School Heisman Trophy during a televised ceremony on ESPN.