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May 27, 2008
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Matthews honored by North Channel Area Chamber of Commerce

           Barrett Matthews, a junior at North Shore Senior High School, was recognized as the Galena Park ISD Student of the Month during the May 2 North Area Channel Chamber of Commerce luncheon in the Monument Room of San Jacinto College North.
           Barrett Matthews is the youngest son of Gary and Danette Matthews. He holds a 3.34 GPA and has scored a 21 on his ACT test. Barrett is a member of the junior varsity track team, varsity basketball team and is a two-year letterman at tight end on the varsity football team.
          He caught 13 passes for 383 yards and 7 touchdowns during the 2007 football season. Barrett has already committed to play football for the University of Texas. He is listed on ESPN’s top 150 High School Prospects and has been selected to play in the 2009 Under Armour All-American Game on Jan. 4, 2009 in Orlando, Florida. The game will be televised live by ESPN.
Barrett Matthews
Shown from the May 2 Chamber of Commerce luncheon are (l-r):
David Aymond, head coach at North Shore Senior High School, and Barrett Matthews.