FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – April 18, 2023 – The Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation is pleased to announce this year's Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention selections.
These Honorable Mention choices were not selected as one of the eight Scholar-Athlete finalists, but will still be recognized during the Minnesota Football Honors show.
"We are excited to honor the latest Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention selections. There were so many amazing candidates across the state of Minnesota who shined in every area of their life," said Todd Fultz, President of the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation. “These players are set to make a major impact on our world and should be very proud of their achievements on the field, in the community and classroom.”
Here is a complete list of the Minnesota Football Honors Honorable Mention selections:
Kasey Gerhard - Worthington High School
Carter Geerts - Byron High School
Charlie Kraus - Orono High School
Max Mills - St. Paul Central High School
Quentin Wolf - Adrian-Ellsworth High School
Bryan Cassellius - Winona Senior High School
Carter Benda - Murray County Central High School
Jhace Pearson - Bigfork High School
Minnesota Football Honors is hosting a show later this summer to honor its high school, college and Minnesota Vikings award winners. Full broadcast details will be announced at a later date on www.minnesotafootballhonors.com.
About the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation:
The Minnesota Chapter of The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame is a local nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote amateur football’s ability to develop leadership, sportsmanship, competitive spirit and academic excellence in Minnesota’s young people. The Minnesota Chapter recognizes legendary football icons, college football Hall of Famers and Minnesota’s top high school and college football scholar athletes. For more information, visit www.nffmn.org, or Facebook (@MNFootballHonors) and Twitter (@NFFMN).
Todd Fultz, President - MN Chapter of the National Football Foundation
Daniel House, Director of Media Relations and Content
MN Chapter of The National Football Foundation