York Catholic High School senior Lindsey China was recently named a school winner for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award, which highlights exceptional high school seniors for achievements in the classroom, on the field and in the community.
For 22 years, Wendy's, in partnership with the Heisman Memorial Trophy, has recognized more than 600,000 students and rewarded their commitment and achievements to athletics and community on a national level.
China was selected as a 2015 school winner based on her accomplishments at York Catholic, including: student council president, student ambassador, National Honor Society, mock trial lead attorney, French Club president, executive board member of ALPHA Peer Helpers, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), AMDG Youth Group and a member of 13 additional extra-curricular activities. She is a science fair winner, a graduate of Future Leaders of York and was chosen to represent York Catholic at the Hugh O'Bryan Youth Leadership Conference.
She is also captain of the York Catholic cross country and lacrosse teams and a member of the York Invaders club lacrosse team and York Crusaders indoor lacrosse club team. She received the U.S. Lacrosse All-Academic Award and was a team member of the 2015 U.S. Lacrosse Central Pennsylvania National Team. She was named an all-county lacrosse attacker the past two years and earned the Team Sharpshooter Award and the Team Cage Finder Award.