Remember the anticipation of the end of the school year as we made plans for summer break? What was your favorite spring or summer spot when you were at UMaine? Share your memories with us, and I’ll post it in the next column.
Debra Schools Jacques joined the Aroostook Mental Health Center’s board of directors in November and is serving a three-year term. She is the community relations manager for Katahdin Trust.
Andrew S. Robinson was re-elected as District Attorney in Prosecutorial District Three (Androscoggin, Franklin, and Oxford counties), a position he was first elected to in 2014. Andrew joined the DA’s office in 1999, serving as assistant district attorney for 12 years and deputy district attorney for two years. He lives in Farmington with his wife, Yvette, and their three children.
Robert Benware, Jr. has joined Carolina One New Homes as a sales associate. He is based in the Cane Bay/Newton office in Summerville, SC. Robert previously was with Berkeley Outdoors Marine as a technician, sales associate, and finance manager.
In December, Mark Sweeney was inducted into the Cape Cod Baseball League Hall of Fame, class of 2018. Mark had a 14-year Major League Baseball career and ranks second all-time in MLB history with 175 career pinch hits. He led the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox to back-to-back titles in 1989 and 1990, earning Cape Cod Playoff MVP honors in 1989.
Were you following the outstanding season of UMaine football last fall? It was a real treat for those of us living far from Maine to be able to watch our Black Bears on national television (ESPN2). They made it to the Final 4 but lost in the FSC semi-finals, just one game short of the national championship.
M-A-I-N-E, Gooo BLUE!