Nicholas John Barnett ’11 died on November 21, 2007, in an automobile accident in Lexington, Mass.
Born on May 7, 1989, in Boston, Mass., he prepared for college at Lexington High School, where he was co-captain of the Science Olympiad team and played double bass in the Honors Orchestra. He spent two summers with the Learn to Sail Program at the Courageous Sailing Center in Charlestown, Mass., teaching urban elementary school students how to navigate. At Bowdoin, he was a member of the sailing team. He is survived by his parents, Christopher J. and Elizabeth (DeMille) Barnett of Lexington; his brother,Alexander Barnett of Lexington; and his grandparents,William and Barbara DeMille of Rensselaerville, N.Y.