Matthew David Cardonick graduated with honors from Central High School on June 13, at the Kimmel Center.
Matthew is the son of Amy Lynne Cardonick; grandson of Cynthia P. Cardonick and the late Melvin R. Cardonick; and great-grandson of Jerome Pressman and the late Anita Pressman.
He graduated from the Perelman and Saligman Jewish Day Schools prior to attending Central.
For the past two years, Matthew has served as the vice president of the National Honor Society, a member of the Students Support for Israel and the Appalachian clubs, as well as a photographer for The Centralizer, the school newspaper.
As a member of the team for National History Day, Matthew exhibited a display on the Holocaust, which was chosen to be on display at the National Constitution Center. Last month, he was part of the team attending an academic trivia competition in Harrisburg.
Matthew will be attending the University of Pennsylvania in August.