OUTSTANDING SENIOR: Matthew Fargher
Throughout his career at Ashbrook High School, Matthew Fargher sought opportunities to live his faith in ways that change the world, something he will continue to do as he moves on to N.C. State University. Fargher is a scholar-athlete and compassionate leader inside and outside the classroom. He has given 280 hours of service as a counselor at Camp Joy, a special needs ministry in Flat Rock. For four years, he has also helped empower local families in need through a program called Hope4Gaston. A member of the cross country team and the swim team captain, Fargher’s outstanding scholarship and character secured his selection for highly competitive programs such as Junior Leadership Gaston, Tar Heel Boys’ State and All-County Band. He earned the prestigious Edward E. and Kay T. Hood Scholarship from N.C. State University as well as the Albert G. Myers Scholarship. He plans to study engineering.
Congratulations, Matthew Fargher -- an outstanding senior in the Gaston County Schools Class of 2015!