Tanner Deist, Wild Rose, named WIAA Scholar Athlete
At last month’s WIAA Scholar Athlete Banquet in Wausau, Tanner Deist, 2018 Wild Rose graduate, received the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Scholar Athlete Award. Pictured with Deist, is Wautoma High School Grad, a Badger and NFL Player, Jared Abbrederis, (also a WIAA Scholar Athlete), and Dave Anderson, Executive Director, WIAA. Deist received the award in recognition of outstanding scholastic achievement, athletic excellence and service to school and community. There were 860 applicants for the scholar athlete award and only 33 received it. Deist participated in baseball, wrestling, and football and was a six time MVP in these sports. He will be attending University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire majoring in Kinesiology. He is the son of Pat Deist.