Born April 30, 1990, in Farmington, Maine, Andrew graduated from Carrabec HS in 2008, where he played Guard in basketball, played baseball, and lifted weights. He excelled academically and athelitcally at North Anson High School as well. His classmates voted him "most artistic" and "class brains." He studied German and took Honors in English, while participating in Theater and helping organize the school yearbook.
Diane Starr (Guidance Counselor) described him as "one of the most awesome students we had." While Chris Poulin said most teachers won't find a kid like him in their entire career. Online Sentinel
"Andrew always had a warm smile and a kind word for everyone at Carrabec High School. He loved to volunteer his time working for others and was a leading member of our JMG class that provides community service. Andrew loved a challenge and took the hardest classes he could even when he knew they weren't required." "He was so positive and respectful - a perfect role model - top of the line student and person." Diane Starr