Mount Pleasant Magazine Jan/Feb 2022

85 2022 WWW. BESTOFMP.COM www. Bes tOfMP. com | www. Bes tOfMP. Vi deo | www. Bes tOfMPpodcas t . com BEST PLACE OFWORSHIP When these troubled times leave you in need of some salve to heal your soul or a community to speak to you with words of wisdom, join our readers at Seacoast Church. Other Nominees: East Cooper Baptist Church / The Church at LifePark BEST PLACE TOWORK Many of us dread our morning alarms and our daily nine-to-fives. But not the happily-employed readers who voted Veris CPA Best Place to Work! They’re easy to pick out of a crowd – they’re the ones smiling in the coffee line or in Highway 17 traffic. Other Nominees: Low Country Contractors / Southern Bell Living BEST PLUMBER No need to crack any plumber jokes here, but a good flush is better than a full house. When your plumbing fails, rely on the pros like Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® of Charleston to get things flowing the right way again. Other Nominees: Preferred Home Services / Atlantic Plumbing Services BEST POOL AND SPA COMPANY Ahh, nothing like diving into your own backyard oasis after dealing with the headache of pool maintenance. But don’t let that hassle mess up your poolside vibe – readers voted ASP – America’s Swimming Pool Company the clear blue winner. OtherNominees: Atkinson Pools & Spas / Aqua Blue Pools BEST PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER When your iPhone or Android just won’t cut the mustard, our readers say it’s time to book either DeannaWebber Photography or Jay Dee Photography for a stunning family portrait you’d be proud to show friends, relatives and Instagram influencers. Other Nominees: Aleece Sophia Photography / Dubose Blakeney Photography BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL Best: Noun. Definition: Greatest degree of good or excellence. Use it in a sentence: Readers voted Palmetto Christian Academy as the best private school. It’s likely their English program is more rigorous than elementary with“best” as a vocabulary word. Other Nominees: Bishop England High School / Christ Our King Stella Maris School BEST PUBLIC SCHOOL Town favorite Wando High School’s student and staff population is about equal to the entire population of Isle of Palms residents. You know you’ve got a good thing going when your school runs with the efficiency of an entire city. Other Nominees: Charles Pinckney Elementary School / Lucy Beckham High School BEST RADIO PERSONALITY It’s a big commitment picking a favorite radio personality — finding the right balance of humor, pleasantries, information and of course great tunes to accompany your commute. For most of us in Highway 17 traffic, Brooke Ryan Crone hits all the right notes. Other Nominees: Richard Todd / TJ Phillips