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Maine Ocean School leaders to speak at library April 17

Apr 04, 2018
Photo by: Courtesy of the Maine Ocean School and Monet Brazier Capt. Monet Brazier, along with the three other founders of the The Ocean School, speaks at the Camden Public Library April 17.

Camden — Capt. Monet Brazier, Carla Scocchi, Lindsey G. Pinkham, and Cynthia M. Prosser helped found the Maine Ocean School, a new magnet high school dedicated to the maritime arts. They will speak at the Camden Public Library on Tuesday, April 17, at 7 p.m. as part of Maritime Month 2018.

Brazier is a Maine Maritime Academy graduate. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Maine Harbor Masters Association and is the assistant harbormaster for the town of Stockton Springs. She is an original member of the Maine Ocean School Foundation’s Board of Directors, and is the school's social media coordinator.

Scocchi’s work experience includes positions at Sea Education Association in Woods Hole, Mass.; Boothbay Sea & Science Center; Maine Maritime Academy and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. She holds a bachelor's degree in marine biology, a USCG merchant mariner’s license, and is a certified physical and life science teacher in Maine.

Pinkham is a 2004 graduate of Maine Maritime Academy’s Marine Transportation Operations program and holds an unlimited deck license. In 2007 she started her company, Midcoast First Aid LLC., to provide Coast Guard-approved training focusing on safety courses. She is the northeast district manager for Downeast Maritime Inc.

Prosser is a 2006 graduate of Maine Maritime Academy with a bachelor's degree in marine transportation operations.

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Comments (1)
Posted by: Katie Drinkwater | Apr 04, 2018 20:11

Pleased to see these women take on what used to be traditionally male roles. We can do anything! Good luck!_____ Dee U

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