Two Outlaws Earn Heisman School Scholarship

November 04, 2021

The Heisman Trophy Trust and Acceptance Insurance recently announced that two Marlow High School seniors, Korie Kizarr and Jace Gilbert, were selected 2021 School Winners for the Heisman High School Scholarship from an applicant pool of thousands of high school scholar-athletes.

The Heisman Memorial Trophy is annually awarded to the most outstanding college football player in the nation. The Heisman High School Scholarship 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. These young leaders set the example and make a game-changing difference every day, paving the way to greatness for everyone around them.

Kizarr is a 4.0 student and is a four-time All Stater in Cross Country and recently led her team to a 3rd place finish at the Oklahoma Class 3A State Cross Country meet. Kizarr is also the 2021 Class 3A 3200 Meter State Champion and is a member of the National Honor Society, the Gifted and Talented program and a 2-year member of Student Council. Kizarr is also a member of the Lady Outlaws Basketball and Track and Field teams.

Jace is also a 4.0 student and is a starting player for the Outlaws Football, Basketball, and Baseball teams. Recently, Jace has been recognized as a nationally-ranked punter and kicker and is leading the Outlaws football team to an undefeated regular season. Jace is also a member of the National Honor Society, the Gifted and Talented program and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

The Heisman High School Scholarship presented by Acceptance Insurance extends the Heisman prestige to the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors by celebrating and rewarding outstanding male and female scholar-athletes who understand that the most important victories happen not only on the field, but also in their schools and communities. The Heisman Trophy Trust partnered with Acceptance Insurance in 2020 to present these prestigious scholarships.

Over the past 27 years, the program has honored more than 600,000 of the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors and provided hundreds of thousands of dollars in college scholarships to students and more than a million dollars to high school academic and athletic programs across the country.

The program honors the nation’s most accomplished, community-minded high school senior athletes. By inviting male and female students from schools across the country to share their stories of leadership and impact, the program aims to inspire all students to harness their potential, push their limits, and use their talents not only to advance their own futures, but to improve the communities and world around them.

CUTLINE: Marlow High School seniors Jace Gilbert and Korie Kizarr are recipients of the Heisman High School Scholarship, awarded to outstanding high school scholar-athletes.