Nicholas Ferris Richardson King Sheldon was born on May 10, 1998. He was a 2016 graduate of Midway High School and played center for the Panthers on the 2014 and 2015 teams. Nick (#57) earned All-District, Super Centex honors, Honorable Mention for the All-State team and Academic All-District as a senior. Nich, known as a gentle giant, planned on attending TCU to study business and political science.
The Waco Foundation has generously established a memorial scholarship in his honor. The Nick Sheldon #57 Scholarship is awarded to one graduating, senior football player each year.