The Con Edison Westchester Scholastic Sports Award Program recognizes the ‘Scholar Athlete of the Week’

“The Con Edison Scholar Athlete of the Week”
with Rich Leaf
Sundays at 5:15AM only on 100.7 WHUD!


This week’s winner of the Con Edison’s Westchester Scholar Athlete of the Week is Matthew Tepedino, a Senior on the Rye High School Basketball Team.  Matthew was named the MVP of the Section One, Class A, Championship after defeating defending State Champion Poughkeepsie 74-55 this past Sunday at the County Center. He scored 20 points, 5assist, 3 steals. This was Rye’s first Gold Ball since 1989. For Matthew, this was his 2nd Section One Finals MVP this year after also receiving the same honors for the Class A Football final.

Other Athletic Achievements:

Football: 2x All League, All Section, All State 1st Team DB, MVP Section One Class A Championship, Section

One, Class A, Most Outstanding Receiver, Golden Dozen Award Winner, LOHUD All Star 1st Team DB, Rye HS 2nd all-time leading receiver. Matthew will attend John Hopkins and play football for the Blue Jays this coming Fall.

Basketball: Finalist LoHud pre-season Super 7, 2 x All League, All Section, 2 year Co-Captain, Court of Excellence Award winner, MVP Class A, Section One Championship.

Examples of Leadership, citizenshlp and character include:

Two-Year Captain of Rye HS Varsity Basketball Team

My Remarkable Self – hosted workshops for elementary and middle school kids focusing on communication and personal development…presented and let discussions on teen topics

Ward Summer Learning Institute – taught low income elementary school students English reading and writing skills