Matthew Laramie

Portrait of Andrew Jimenez

2023 Award: Jerome Nadal, S.J., Returning Adult Award
Major: English-Writing Concentration
Minor: Visual Literacy
Hometown: Butte, Montana
Extracurricular activities: If I had free time, I would spend it in the woods, away from the noise and hustle of the cities and traffic.

More about Matthew

Future plans:

I will start my own business after graduation, preparing home-schooled students to prepare for college writing standards and their entrance essays.

How has your major contributed to your professional or personal development?

My major has helped make me a better author, and my minor has taught me to take/edit photographs and movies, which I never thought I would be able to do.

What has been your proudest or most significant accomplishment during your Gonzaga career?

My proudest accomplishment while attending GU is having the courage to stand up to the age discrimination that has plagued my senior year,