Majoring in Start-Ups


As if finals weren’t enough, these young alums are launching businesses while in college


Crooked Paths Co: Don Battimelli ’17 and Nick Day ’17 created this hip lifestyle apparel brand as “two college students hoping to find their way.” Their ethos? “Life’s crooked, sometimes the wrong way may just be the right way.” Whatever your path, the two  graduates hope to provide T-shirts and sweatshirts to set you apart from the crowd. Get yours at

The Protein Bar NH: As a student athlete at Williston and now UNH, Rylee Leonard ’16 knows what it takes to stay healthy. In an effort to “promote good health to girls,” The Protein Bar NH has created a menu of protein shakes and energy bars, offering their products at athletic events around New England. Find out more at