Tyler Charles Hadyniak, a freshman at the University of Maine at Farmington, has been appointed to the University of Maine Board of Trustees. Hadyniak will serve a two-year term on the Board, which oversees all seven University of Maine campuses.

Hadyniak was born in Newark, New Jersey on March 21, 1993, and lived the first four years of his life in Carteret, New Jersey.  At the age of four, his family moved to Freedom, Maine, and he considers this his hometown.

He went to Mount View High School in Thorndike, Maine from 2007 to 2011, garnering many high profile awards including Student-of-the-Year in his senior year, Excellence in Journalism and Social Studies, High Honor Roll, the MPA Principal’s Award for Academic Excellence and Citizenship, and Student of the Month  at various times during his high school career. He also acquired three varsity letters in Band, Football, and Track and Field, as well as participated in various extracurricular clubs and activities throughout his four years of high school.

After leaving Mount View with a GPA of 97, Hadyniak decided to remain in state to attend college. As a freshman at the University of Maine at Farmington, he is actively involved in the Student Senate, College Republicans, and Political Science Club, as well as taking a major in Political Science and minor in history. He divides his time between Freedom and Farmington.