Matthew Segal
Matthew Segal
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Vancouver, Canada
High School: St. George's
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Saybrook

Off the Water: Awarded  French DELF (Diplome d'Etudes en Langue Francaise) Certificate for International Studies…National French Essay Contest - awarded $2000 to study at the University of Ottowa (2011)…Latin Certificate of Honourable Merit "Cum Laude" for "Outstanding performance on the National Latin Examination"…CNED - French International Baccalaureate Program pursued for 3 years… Traveled to the Masai Mara, Kenya, with Craig and Marc Kielburger  (co-founders of Free the Children) to experience first-hand the work this charity is doing, build a school, and work on a clean water project (2007)...Developed and gave a presentation to the Minister of Education to help obtain funding from the Ministry for We Day- (2007-2009)…Addressed an audience of 8000 at We Day in Toronto and announced that We Day would be coming to Vancouver and would be headlined by His Holiness The Dalai Lama (2009) and had the privilege of sitting on stage next to His Holiness and the honour of asking the first question because of my involvement over the two previous years as a We Day ambassador…Emcee at Free the Children’s We Day formal dinner, headlined by Al Gore (2010)… Emcee at Board of Trade event “Changing the World One Goat at a Time” (2010)… Emcee at Haiti Conference, headlined by former Governor General of Canada Michaelle Jean (2010)…Oxbridge Academic Programs - studied Public Speaking and Business at Cambridge University (2008)…Studied Cooking and French Literature in Montpellier, France (2009)…National French Contest (between top 2-11th percentile between 2010-2013)

Before Yale: Winner of C.R.A.S.H.-B.World Indoor Rowing Championship (U19 Lightweight)...National Champion on the ergometer...2x National Champion- in the Lightweight Junior Men's 4+ and Heavyweight Junior Men's 4+...3rd place at the National trials in the Senior Men's 2-.

Personal: Member of Saybrook College...Enjoys cycling & fishing.