Matthew – a Youth with Promise

matthew at the gym he works at performing a front double biceps

You could call him the strong, silent type. Matthew is a teen from Wisconsin’s Northwoods who is pumped about getting even stronger. He’s set his sights on working, and with the support of Wisconsin Promise and others, he succeeded in his first job of maintaining his high school’s weight room. Next he got a job keeping CrossFit Chippewa Falls in tip-top shape.

Matthew connected his interest in getting healthy and fit with his job goals, and there’s no stopping him. Matthew is a youth with Promise, building muscle while working, learning, and pursuing his dreams

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“The confidence that (Matthew) receives from doing a job and getting paid for it. This is just a stepping stone for him to get out there. It has done wonders for Matthew”Sally, Matthew's Mom

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