Maurice Marchand

Educator of the Year Runner-Up



Maurice Marchand has spent his life in the Marine and Maritime Industry. He's spent 32 years as a full-time Marine Technology Educator: 11 years for Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) in Kingston, Jamaica and 21 years for H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. Prior to being an educator, he served as a Marine Engineering Officer in the Merchant Fleet, and as a Systems Technician for the US Navy. Maurice brings real-world experience and knowledge to the young and aspiring workforce-in-training, and was awarded Runner-up for the 2019 ABYC Educator of the Year Award. Maurice has also attained the title of “Most likely to catch a 20# snook on 10# monofilament” in Tortola with a motto of “Born to fish, forced to work.”

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