The Prescott Family has been residing in Arcadia Bay for centuries. Being the oldest family in Arcadia Bay, they are very rich and influential, owning most of the town. The Prescotts fund Blackwell heavily, going so far as to donate a new dormitory for the school's use. They live in the Prescott Estate.
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Known Prescott Involvements Edit
In episode two, "Out of Time", the fisherman R.J. MacReady can tell Max that the Prescotts bought up harbor rights. He blames them saying the fish used to jumped onto his boat. He suggest that the Prescotts have that much power that they could rename the town Prescott Bay. He further calls them Crooks that gained respect by putting their name on schools and libraries.
The Homeless Lady can tell Max that there is a lot of beauty in Arcadia Bay but also a lot of darkness, naming the Prescotts, one of them, as greedy bastards that ruined this town, put people out of work and their home like herself.
"David M. always asks's what's going on in my head... David M. always helps me follow those he follows..."
An article in the The Great Northwest about the Prescotts questions their unusual profitable business compared to the rest of Arcadia Bay and housing development Pan Estates, which is to be build deep in the forest, raising Native American groups attention and motions.
Max creates an alternate reality in episode five, "Polarized" by traveling back to Monday's art class, texting David that Jefferson is "sick and dangerous" and submitting her Everyday Heroes contest entry, which causes David to bust Jefferson, and Max to win the contest and fly with Principal Wells to San Francisco's Zeitgeist Gallery. In the airplane she can read another article in The Independent about the police raiding the Dark Room and busting Jefferson, which causes Sean Prescott to be under investigation for owning the barn.
Alternative Timeline Edit
Before the Storm Edit
Drew North's father was an employee of the Arcadia Bay Marine Corporation's shipyard before the Prescott Foundation acquired it from bankruptcy and subsequently shut it down. His family is even poorer than Chloes according to her and Blackwell raised the tuition fees. He bullies Nathan Prescott because of this.