EATON — Matthew Sullenderof Eaton High School has been awarded a $2,500 scholarship Professional Athletes Foundation. He is the son of Marcia and Dave Sullender. Matthew will attend Miami University in Oxford, majoring in business administration. At Eaton, Matthew played soccer and basketball for four years, was named the All County Soccer Player of the Year award for 2014 and gained 2nd team all SWBL honors as a senior in basketball. He also kicked for the football team as a senior.
He earned SWBL Principal Scholar Athlete Awards in 2013,14, and 15. Academically he was a member of the National Honor Society and served as a peer leader and freshman focus mentor along with being involved in several church and community activities. The PAF awards scholarships to high school athletes who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership skill, maintain a high character level and who will not be attending on a athletic scholarship.