New Simulator Instructor for CME-Paducah

Capt. Shaun Blanchard

SCI welcomes Capt. Shaun Blanchard as our new instructor at the Center for Maritime Education in Paducah, KY. Shaun started on the water in 2008 and comes to CME-Paducah with almost ten years of experience as a towboat pilot and captain for various companies, working primarily on the Lower Mississippi, Intercostal Waterways, and Gulf region. He is certified for Western Rivers, Inland Waterways, and Near Coastal. Shaun is also no stranger to teaching or technology, as he received his Bachelor of Science in Education—Summa Cum Laude from the University of South Alabama—with an Associate’s degree in Computer Science and Drafting.