Alex has been actively involved in the parish, ministry and volunteer work for many years. A graduate of Bishop Stang High School in Dartmouth, Alex is the son of Al and Mary Cournoyer of Portsmouth. He teaches 4th grade religious education in the parish and has attended the Youth Mission Trip to Nicaragua these past three years.
He has been an altar server since second grade, MC since 7th grade, and sacristan since his sophomore year in high school.
A feast worker, Alex likewise works and volunteers for children with special needs in the Fitness and Social programs at the Newport YMCA where he is a coach for Special Olympic teams, a swimming instructor for special needs children, and likewise works in a summer camp devoted to these same children.
In the fall he will begin studies at the University of Mary, a Catholic University in Bismark, N. D. Alex has put faith into action his entire 19 years of life. Tom Vendituoli would be so proud of Alex!