Matthew Atehortua, a scholar and hockey player at East Side High School, will attend Washington University of St. Louis in the Fall of 2019. Washington University’s ranking in the 2019 edition of US News Best Colleges is 19 for National Universities.
Matthew is a hardworking student-athlete at East Side High School. His work ethic allows him to balance his duties as captain of the ice hockey team and vice president of the student council while maintaining a 4.4 GPA. In addition to being an active student at East Side High School, Matthew gives back to the community by volunteering as a mentor and coach in Newark for Hockey In New Jersey.
In the near future Matthew will play hockey for the Bears and major in Biology at Washington University. Matthew plans to study Pre-med, attend, medical school and ultimately become a surgeon.