Matt Matlock formed the company Unshatter when he was a High School Sophmore.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A college freshman was recently named one of the mid-state’s top entrepreneurs.
Matt Matlock is the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce Youth Entrepreneur of the Year. Matlock was one of 15 individuals and organizations to receive this year’s NEXT awards, honoring the area’s groundbreaking entrepreneurs and top performing companies.
Matlock launched his first business while a sophomore at Nashville’s Pearl Cohn High School. He formed a company called Unshatter that repaired cell phones and tablet computers.
Southeast chapter of the International Beverage Packaging Association representatives Bill Batty, left, and Jimmy Davis present a $15,000 check to MTSU Engineering Technology chair Walter Boles. It marks the first gift to the MTSU Foundation for mechatronics engineering scholarships for students. (MTSU photo by News and Media Relations)
A $15,000 gift from the Southeast chapter of the International Beverage Packaging Association to the MTSU Foundation will go toward endowing student scholarships for the new mechatronics engineering program.
Southeast chapter members Jimmy Davis of Murfreesboro and Bill Batty of Murfreesboro and Fort Myers, Fla., delivered the check to Walter Boles, who serves as chairman of the Department of Engineering Technology.