20191214_134522The Scholarship Committee is proud to announce that the 2020-2021 Illini Club of Portland scholarship has been awarded to matthew friar.

Matthew is a senior at Westview High School with plans to major in Physics in Engineering at the University of Illinois. Matthew is team leader of the Westview High School Speech and Debate Team, which won the 2019 OSAA State Championship. He qualified individually for the 2019 NSDA National Tournament in Dallas, Texas.


Outside the classroom, Matthew has been a member of the Pacific Youth Choir since 2013, and has been an active participant in the Boy Scouts of America in Hillsboro since 2013, earning the rank of Eagle Scout in 2019.