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NBC 5 & Wingstop Celebrate 2016-2017 Scholar Athletes

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    Local athletes were honored at the annual Wingstop High School Scholar Athlete Banquet at the NBC 5 Studios Thursday, June 15.

    (Published Monday, June 19, 2017)

    Ten North Texas seniors were nominated and were named Wingstop's Scholar Athlete of the month during the 2016-2017 school year and won a $1,000 scholarship.

    On Thursday, June 15, NBC 5 and Wingstop honored the ten seniors and their parents with a banquet.

    NBC 5's Pat Doney emceed the event where the seniors received their official $1,000 check, which the students can use as they wish at college.

    Winners and their parents feasted on Wingstop wings as Doney highlighted their achievements, showing the NBC 5 videos that featured the winners.

    Each student also received a plaque and other NBC 5 and Wingstop swag in their gift bags.

    Below is a look back at the winners for the 2016-2017 school year:

    May's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - Riley FlemingMay's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - Riley Fleming

    Carrollton Ranchview High School senior Riley Fleming is May's Wingstop Scholar Athlete and received a $1,000 check.

    (Published Friday, May 19, 2017)

    May's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - Lawson FreemanMay's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - Lawson Freeman

    Woodrow Wilson High School senior Lawson Freeman May's Wingstop Scholar Athlete and received a $1,000 check.

    (Published Friday, May 5, 2017)

    April's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - L.J. DanielApril's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - L.J. Daniel

    Flower Mound Marcus High School senior L.J. Daniel is April's Wingstop Scholar Athlete and received a $1,000 check.

    (Published Friday, April 14, 2017)

    March's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - Joyce TiongMarch's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - Joyce Tiong

    Allen High School senior Joyce Tiong is March's Wingstop Scholar Athlete and received a $1,000 check.

    (Published Friday, March 17, 2017)

    February's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - Bryce JacksonFebruary's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - Bryce Jackson

    Denton Guyer's Bryce Jackson is February's Wingstop Scholar Athlete and received a $1,000 check.

    (Published Friday, Feb. 17, 2017)

    January's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - Morgan WhisenhuntJanuary's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - Morgan Whisenhunt

    Sachse High School senior Morgan Whisenhunt is January's Wingstop Scholar Athlete and received a $1,000 check.
    (Published Friday, Jan. 27, 2017)

    December's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - Cage SawyersDecember's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - Cage Sawyers

    Van Alystyne senior Cage Sawyers is December's Wingstop Scholar Athlete and received a $1,000 check.
    (Published Friday, Dec. 16, 2016)

    November's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - Riley McKeanNovember's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - Riley McKean

    NBC 5's David Watkins surprises November's Wingstop Scholar Athlete Riley McKean with a $1,000 check.
    (Published Friday, Nov. 18, 2016)

    October's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - Zackary SmothermonOctober's Wingstop Scholar Athlete - Zackary Smothermon

    NBC 5's David Watkins presents October's Wingstop Scholar Athlete Zackary Smothermon with a $1,000 check.
    (Published Friday, Oct. 21, 2016)

    September's Scholar Athlete - Jessica McCardelSeptember's Scholar Athlete - Jessica McCardel

    NBC 5's David Watkins surprises September's Wingstop Scholar Athlete Jessica McCardel with a $1,000 check and his dance moves.
    (Published Friday, Sept. 23, 2016)