Scholar-Athlete of the Week: Topeka High's Tanner Matthias

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Our newest scholar-athlete of the week is Topeka High School's Tanner Matthias!

For three years Matthias has been a dominating force on the offensive line for the Trojans.

Matthias is also a part of the Topeka High Weight Lifting Team where he was an individual state placer last year, he placed 3rd overall!

Over in the classroom Matthias has a 4.2 GPA and is a member of the Topeka High Photojournalism and AV Morning Report class.

Matthias plans on going to a four year college and getting a degree in secondary education. After school Matthias would like to become a football coach just like his step-father...Walt Alexander!

If you know of another deserving student-athlete that is a senior in high school nominate them here for our next scholar-athlete of the week!