Cadet Spotlight: Meet 4/C Michael Howard (MTRA - Milton, MA)


Meet 4/C Michael Howard, a Marine Transportation major from Milton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston.  It is located between the Neponset River and the Blue Hills.

Michael attended Cunningham Elementary School, Pierce Middle School, and Milton High School.

He loves travelling and enjoys boating with friends.

Michael’s father, who works in container shipping. introduced him to the idea of pursuing an at-sea career at Massachusetts Maritime Academy.

Michael would like to send some tropical Aruba breezes to the students following  back in Massachusetts's Norfolk County including schools in Weymouth, Quincy, and Stoneham.


Michael in front of large container ship
Was Michael thinking about his ice-cream cone?  No!  He was picturing himself driving a barge like the one that is passing by.

Michael and Dad in front of Mayflower
The TS Kennedy is 434 feet longer than the Mayflower II, docked in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Michael with Dad and sister on deck of ship
Michael's dad inspired his son to pursue a career at sea.