Prentice Brower
Executive Director

Prentice has been with the Lowcountry Maritime School since the beginning, helping to create the first programs LMS launched and working to build a sustainable organization with a meaningful and exciting impact.

Prentice was raised on the waters of the Lowcountry teaching sailing in the summers and racing throughout the year. He graduated from the College of Charleston with a degree in Political Science. Shortly after graduation, Prentice began an apprentice with a local wooden boat builder and helped a newly formed wooden boat building company get started. After two years, he went on to help create the Lowcountry Maritime School.
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Hall West
Director of Education

Hall has been an invaluable addition to the Lowcountry Maritime School team since 2017, but has been involved in educational outreach in the Charleston area since 2008 when she was serving as an Americorps VISTA with a local environmentally-focused educational outreach program. After graduating from the College of Charleston with an M.A.T. in Early Childhood Education, Hall continued her studies at the University of South Carolina and received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Research in 2016.

She enjoys evaluating learning environments in after-school, summer learning, and elementary school settings and is focused on promoting diversity and improving equitable access to high quality and authentic learning experiences. Hall has shaped and sharpened the Lowcountry Maritime School’s curriculum into an educational product and experience that is loved by teachers, parents and students.

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