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November 1, 2013

Coffman finalist for state high school Heisman

MARLOW — Out of 552 applicants, Marlow senior Trey Coffman has been named one of the 10 male finalists for the Oklahoma Wendy’s High School Heisman award.

The award honors outstanding achievements by high schoolers in athletics, academics and the community.  On Nov. 4, a male and female will be chosen as the state winners and will represent Oklahoma, hoping to be chosen as one of the 12 finalists on the national stage. Those 12 will win $2,000 awards for each of their high schools and will be part of a televised ceremony on ESPN.

Coffman is excited to have made it as one of the state finalists and hopes to make it even further.

“I guess I’m doing something right,” Coffman said. “All I hope now is that I win it.”

Trey’s father, George Coffman is the superintendent for Marlow schools. He spoke about his son’s resolve to play three sports for the Outlaws — football, basketball and baseball — and still be able to produce consistent excellence in the academic field. For the superintendent, playing sports is more than just about what happens on the field.

“He’s a good student,” the elder Coffman said. “If he will turn out to be a good husband, a good father, a good dad, be a good man and a tax-paying hard-working citizen and athletics has helped him to get to that point and taught him lessons in life. If he’ll do that, then the sports side will be just a bonus.”

Coffman said his son has his hand in a little bit of everything, which shows on the sports side. His football coach, Rob Renshaw, highly praised the senior, who plays both offense and defense.

“What he does, he makes look pretty easy,” Renshaw said. “He’s a good role model for the younger kids in our community. He plays hard on every down and his academics speak for themselves. It’s a great honor for Trey, and I couldn’t be happier for him.”

Should Coffman make it to the national stage, one male and female candidate will be chosen as a national winner. The winners will receive a crystal trophy, $500 Wendy’s gift certificate and $10,000 donated to their schools.

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