The Heisman Trophy Trust and Acceptance Insurance have announced the 2021 School Winners for the Heisman High School Scholarship, presented by Acceptance Insurance.

Winners for Smith-Cotton High School are seniors Kiser Pannier (girls golf, girls soccer) and Sam Cash (boys soccer, football, boys basketball).

From an applicant pool of thousands of high school scholar-athletes graduating with the class of 2022, more than 5,700 have been named school winners. School winners continue on for the chance to become state winners, national finalists or national winners.

State winners receive a $1,000 college scholarship, national finalists receive a $2,000 college scholarship and the male and female national winners will each receive a $10,000 college scholarship.

A complete list of school winners can be found at

The Heisman Memorial Trophy is annually awarded to the most outstanding college football player in the nation. The Heisman High School Scholarship presented by Acceptance Insurance extends the Heisman prestige to the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors by recognizing and rewarding outstanding scholar-athletes who understand that the most important victories not only happen on the field, but in their schools and communities.

To apply, students must be graduating with the class of 2022, have a cumulative weighted high school grade point average of a B (3.0) or better, participate in at least one of the sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee, the Paralympic Games and/or the National Federation of State High School Association and be a leader in his/her school and community.

Sedalia School District 200
Sedalia School District 200