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  • 2013 EQT Students of Excellence

    2013 EQT Students of Excellence

    The EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship Program honors high school seniors from throughout West Virginia who are making a difference in their communities.
    The EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship Program honors high school seniors from throughout West Virginia who are making a difference in their communities.

County: Roane

High School: Roane County High School 

GPA: 3.8

Activities and achievements: Matt takes an active role helping out with the athletic programs at his high school. He has kept statistics for the varsity football team for the past two years and is starting to film girls' basketball games and help with video production. He has been involved in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and also serves on student council. He is senior class secretary and treasurer. Matt has remained on the honor roll throughout his high school career and impressed his teachers when he kept his grades high even during his sophomore year when his family's home was destroyed in a fire.  

Plans: Matt wants to attend Marshall University and pursue a degree in secondary social studies education. He would like to one day get a master's degree and work as a school principal.