Cadet Spotlight: Meet 4/C Aidan McDonagh (MENG - Braintree, MA)


Meet Aidan McDonagh, a Marine Engineering major from Braintree, Massachusetts.  He attended Highlands Elementary School and South Middle School in Braintree.  He graduated from Norfolk County Agricultural High School in Walpole

As a child Aidan was always interested in reading about sharks, fish, and sea creatures. He enjoyed trips to the aquarium and taking boat rides when visiting Cape Cod.  He has always enjoyed kayaking and canoeing. 

Aidan would like to send a high-five to the Braintree homeschoolers who are participating in Follow The Voyage-Share The Experience Program

Braintree is bordered by Quincy and Weymouth.  Aidan would like to give a shoutout to the schools following in these two cities.

baby Aidan in a sailor hat
Before he could walk, Aidan was destined for a career at sea.


  • Aidan and a friend on a boat
  • Aidan and some friends on a raft