MAMARONECK, N.Y. -- Rye Neck High School football player Chris Richart has been nominated for the Heart of a Giant award, and readers can vote for him online .
Richart was one 10 players from the tristate area nominated for the award in Week 1. The award honors commitment, determination, will, character and teamwork.
Richart, a senior defensive back, said in an online interview on the award website that he enjoys football because “it is a very unique sport. It tests you mentally, physically and emotionally. When you are out on the field, nothing else matter besides what is going on in the game.”
Six finalists will receive a $1,000 equipment grant for his or her high school The grand prize winner will receive a $4,000 equipment grant for his or her high school, a Heart of a Giant presented by the Hospital for Special Surgery and recognition at a New York Giants game against Philadelphia in December.
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