Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Onalaska, WI
High School: Aquinas High School
Size of Graduating Class: 68
Sports/Clubs/Orgs Matt Participated in: "Throughout high school I was involved in band, choir, theatre, golf, tennis, National Honor Society, Boy Scouts, and FIRST Robotics as well as numerous volunteer groups. I have enjoyed playing guitar, piano, and drums in addition to my other activities."
Awards Received: "I have recieved the Tommy Award for Outstanding Lighting Design, Louis Armstrong Jazz Award, Eagle Scout Award, and Aquinas Varsity Tennis MVP"
Why Matt Chose His Major: "I have always had a fascination with understanding how things work, and in my experience as Design Team Leader for the Aquinas FIRST Robotics Team, I learned that this fascination could be made into a career."
Favorite Things: "Some of my favorite things are: spending time outdoors (fishing, climbing, camping etc.), playing and listening to music, and having fun with my family."
Dislikes: "I am not a fan of waiting in line, being bored, or eating sushi."
Favorite Place In Matt's Home-State: "My favorite place in Wisconsin is a cabin my family rents on Lake Sissabagama outside of Hayward, Wisconsin. I get to fish, waterski, swim, and spend quality time with my family."
Favorite Place on Campus: Union Terrace
One Word That Describes Matt's Personality: Onion
Favorite Color: Blue
When Matt was a kid, he wanted to be a: Rockstar
Favorite Music Groups/Acts: My favorite musical groups are Dave Matthews Band, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Coldplay.
If Matt had a free night to do whatever he wanted, he would: "Camp out on a beautiful mountain in the Nothwest."
Hero/Heroine: "My hero is my father because he treats everyone like he knows them, and takes very good care of his family."
Goals as a Wisconsin Singer: "As a Wisconsin Singer, I strive to grow as a performer, musician, and person. I look to inspire others to follow their passions and truly enjoy what they do, through my performance."