Long Beach High School athletes Emma Pfaff, Dillon Razler and Jared Weissberg have been named school-level Wendy’s High School Heisman Award winners. This distinction is based upon students’ success in academics and athletics, as well as involvement in the community. All three seniors are National Honor Society members, International Baccalaureate Diploma Program candidates and active contributors to various sports teams.
Emma participates on the varsity soccer, winter track and lacrosse teams and is committed to Boston University for lacrosse. She has earned several lacrosse honors, including the Rookie of the Year title as a freshman and All-Conference status during her sophomore and junior years. She is additionally the team’s captain.
Dillon is in his third year on the varsity soccer team, and was captain of the junior varsity soccer team as a freshman. He plans to play varsity baseball for the third year and will serve as captain when the season begins. He has participated on travel baseball teams since ninth grade and previously played travel soccer. Dillon also volunteered at youth soccer and baseball clinics during his freshman and sophomore years and coached a travel baseball team.
Jared played varsity volleyball for two years, prior to which he served as captain of the junior varsity team. He also participated on the varsity swim, winter track and spring track teams and the junior varsity baseball team during his high school career. He was named All-Division in spring track last year and is currently an All-County candidate. He is considering the possibility of playing division three volleyball in college.
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.