T.C. Williams High School senior Matias Hendi, center, is presented a scholarship by the Alexandria Rotary Club May 23 for his design of a “tiny house” for use by college students. Making the presentation at Belle Haven Country Club are Rotarians Charles Ballou, left, and Jim Carmalt.
Matias Hendi, a senior at T.C. Williams High School, was awarded a scholarship by the Rotary Club of Alexandria for his innovative design of a “tiny house” for use by college students.
The award was presented to Hendi at the organization’s May 23 meeting at Belle Haven Country Club. The scholarship recognizes a graduate of the Career and Technical Educational program of T.C. Williams High School Vocational School.
Hendi is a graduate of the T.C. Williams Architectural Drawing Program. He designed a “tiny house” intended for use by college students as a more efficient way to get the most out of their college experience.
A member of the T.C. Williams soccer team, Hendi will attend the University of Virginia in the fall to pursue a degree in architecture.
The scholarship program was established in 1991 by the Alexandria Rotary Club to support career development and workforce needs in the local business community.