Athletic achievement: Fernandes led the Hawks to a 13-2 record entering the regular-season finale against Sanford, scheduled for May 29. Through 15 games, he owned a 4-1 record and a 1.83 ERA on the mound along with a .404 batting average with 14 RBI at the plate. Fernandes recorded 47 strikeouts against just four walks in 30.2 innings pitched. A three-time First Team All-State honoree, he was also a Rawlings/Perfect Game First Team All-Region selection. Winner of Maine Gatorade High School Player of the Year in 2012.
Academic excellence: Fernandes has maintained a B average in the classroom.
Exemplary character: A member of his school’s wellness council, he has volunteered locally on behalf of youth baseball and basketball programs.