Matthew attends Wagga Wagga Christian College and is a Cadet Warrant Officer in the Australian Air Force Cadets at 332 Squadron City of Wagga Wagga. He also works part time at a local cafe shop called Carlos. Matthew was a 2019 One Giant Leap Australia Foundation scholarship recipient – allowing him to experience Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama.
Matthew has a passion for aviation and military history. He is working towards a career in aviation as a pilot, either in the Royal Australian Air Force, Royal Canadian Air Force or as a commercial airline pilot.
Matthew enjoys sport and has twice represented the NSW Christian Schools Sport Association Western Region at State swimming. In the winter months, he loves watching the live ice hockey and is a supporter of the Vancouver Canucks.
What the One Giant Leap Australia Space Camp opportunity means to me:
As a 17 year old, this is an incredible opportunity for me to experience NASA, Northrop Grumman and The Spaceship Company and develop connections with amazingly talented scientist and engineers who share my interest.