LBHS Seniors Earn Wendy’s High School Heisman Awards

Long Beach High School seniors Paige Rogoff and Jordan Torregrosa have been named Wendy’s High School Heisman Award recipients in acknowledgment of their excellence in the classroom, on the field and in the community.

The Wendy’s High School Heisman Award recognizes high school seniors who demonstrate exemplary dedication to learning, leading and performing. In order to be eligible for the honor, students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher, play at least one sport, and display leadership qualities through participation in school and community activities.

Paige and Jordan are hardworking students with a variety of talents and skills. Both are National Honor Society members and International Baccalaureate Diploma Program candidates who also take Advanced Placement courses. Paige’s IBDP extended essay focuses on affirmative action, while Jordan’s is on environmental systems, specifically beach erosions.

A three-varsity sport athlete, Paige is a valuable member of the girls volleyball, basketball and lacrosse teams. She was previously named a Scholar/Athlete by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. She has also participated in Mathletes and the Student Organization, is involved in the Yearbook Club, and volunteers for the Long Beach Polar Bear Foundation and the Michelle O’Neill Foundation.

Jordan has been on the varsity swim team since the eighth grade. He is also a member of Mathletes and the Adventuralist Club. Additionally, he serves on the committee for Steam Up LIRR 39, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the restoration of a historic locomotive steam engine.