Nicholas Fontaine is a University Innovation Fellow candidate and an undergraduate at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He studies management engineering with a concentration in operations management. At WPI, Nicholas is involved with SPARC (Students Preventing Assault and Rape in our Community), alumni of the Sophomore Success program, and a two-time Presidential gold medal recipient for volunteer work. Nicholas has a large background of work including department lead of a major department store, working in an oncology office, and working alongside local and state police and secret service. In his free time, Nicholas enjoys playing basketball, football, baseball, soccer, and playing board games with friends and family. Nicholas is originally from South River, New Jersey, but moved to Worcester, Massachusetts to study engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2015.