Bemidji High School would like to recognize Matthew Arel as the BHS “Student of the Week” for December 3rd-7th . Matthew Arel is being honored for being a positive role model in his math class. According to Mrs. Bowman, “Matt is kind and respectful towards his classmates, has great work ethic, and he exemplifies hard work, honesty, helpfulness, and kindness.” He is involved in football, basketball, track, and he volunteers at St. Philips. Matthew has received an Academic Letter and Academic All-State for track. His favorite high school moment was playing football at the US Bank stadium in the state semi-finals. In the future, he would like to pursue a career in education.