Each year the “Matthew Woronko Scholarship” is awarded to an outstanding senior wrestler who exhibits the qualities and character displayed by Matt Woronko, a 1985 West Catholic graduate. Matt was an outstanding WC wrestler who perished in a car accident in 1987. His wrestling career at West included 4 Varsity Letters, 3 Conference Championships, All-State Honors in 1985, and 138 wins, third most wins in WC history.
This years recipient is senior Tony Brechting. Brechting earned All-State Wrestling honors this year and finishes his wrestling career with over 100 wins. Varsity Letters were also received in Football (3), Track (3), and Wrestling (4). Next year Brechting will be attending Michigan Technological University where he will pursue a degree in Mechanical Engineering while playing football. Congratulations to Tony Brechting!