Andrea Stairs – Mark Davenport

PORTLAND and BANGOR – Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Stairs of Hampden are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Andrea Jo Stairs to Mark Wayne Davenport, son of Mr. Talford Davenport and the late Mrs. Rose Davenport of Fort Fairfield.
Andrea, a 1990 graduate of Hampden Academy, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Colby College, and her Master of Education degree and Doctorate of Philosophy in curriculum and instruction from Boston College. She is associate professor and chair of the Literacy, Language, and Culture Department at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham. Mark, a 1989 graduate of Fort Fairfield High School, earned his Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree in business administration from Husson University. He is purchasing manager at Vic Firth, Inc. in Newport.
A March 23, 2013, wedding is planned at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Hampden, with a reception afterward at Penobscot Valley Country Club in Orono.