Scholar Athletes from the Northwest Whitfield vs Ridgeland game


Northwest Whitfield High School's Will Blanchard and Ridgeland High School's Luke Edwards are the winners of the Tennessee Valley and North Georgia Chevy Dealers Scholar Athlete award.

Luke Edwards is a senior at Ridgeland.

Edwards holds the highest GPA on his football team at a 4.0

He made the All-State Academic Team and hopes to major in pre-med or exercise science.

Will Blanchard is a senior wide receiver for Northwest with a 3.7 GPA.

Blanchard made first team all-area and all-region.

He's looking at top tier academic colleges.

At the end of our Friday Night Rivals season, one athlete out of all those nominated will win a $5-thousand dollar scholarship.

Watch a recap and view a slideshow from the Friday Night Rivals game at Ridgeland here.