School Board recognizes top administrators, faculty

Staff Report
Those pictured are Front row, left to right: Ashlie Dedon from Lake Elementary, Elizabeth Templet from Gonzales Primary, Yvette McCay from Galvez Primary, Monica Flood from Dutchtown Primary, Emily Lambert Duplessis Primary, Sandra Alfred from Donaldsonville Primary, Monica Speligene from Central Primary, Elise Tureau from G.W. Carver Primary, Jessica Dugas from Lakeside Primary, Virgie Barbier from Lowery Elementary, Arlene Molliere from Oak Grove Primary, Tracie Rikhoff Pecan Grove Primary, Shaneka Burnett from Prairieville Primary, Jamie R. Williams from Sorrento Primary, Dominique Bordelon from Spanish Lake Primary, and Melissa Wax from St. Amant Primary.

The Ascension Parish School Board recognized the 2014-2015 top administrators and teachers in the district at its meeting at East Ascension High in Gonzales on Sept. 16.

The APSB recognized top administrators, High School Teachers of the Year, Middle School Teachers of the Year, and Primary School Teachers of the Year.

The 2014-2015 Principals of the Year who represented each level, grades prekindergarten to 5, grades 6-8 and grades 9-12, in regional competition are: Christy Bourgeois of St. Amant Middle School, Marjorie Meyers of Pecan Grove Primary School, and Edith Walker of Dutchtown High School.

Mrs. Marjorie Meyers, principal of Pecan Grove Primary School in Gonzales, was also recognized on being name the Louisiana Elementary School Principal of the Year. Meyers was recognized in July at a formal event by the state Board of Education, the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, and Dream Teachers. Meyers has been an educator for over 18 years and has been the principal of Pecan Grove Primary School since its doors opened in August of 2008.

High School Teachers of the Year are: Mark Ebarb from Dutchtown High, Monica Caillouet from East Ascension High, Jessica Duguay from Donaldsonville High, Betty Castille from APPLE Digital Academy, and Mark Lambert from St. Amant High School.

Middle School Teachers of the Year are: Chad Wilson from St. Amant Middle, Vicki Passman from Dutchtown Middle, Stephanie Musso from Central Middle School, Bridgette Thomas from Galvez Middle, Joseph Brown from Lowery Middle School, Jill Hughes from Prairieville Middle, Tracey Creel from Gonzales Middle, and April Morales from Lake Elementary.

Primary School Teachers of the Year are: Ashlie Dedon from Lake Elementary, Elizabeth Templet from Gonzales Primary, Yvette McCay from Galvez Primary, Monica Flood from Dutchtown Primary, Emily Lambert Duplessis Primary, Sandra Alfred from Donaldsonville Primary, Monica Speligene from Central Primary, Elise Tureau from G.W. Carver Primary, Jessica Dugas from Lakeside Primary, Virgie Barbier from Lowery Elementary, Arlene Molliere from Oak Grove Primary, Tracie Rikhoff Pecan Grove Primary, Shaneka Burnett from Prairieville Primary, Jamie R. Williams from Sorrento Primary, Dominique Bordelon from Spanish Lake Primary, and Melissa Wax from St. Amant Primary.