LPPS's Top Teachers and Principals Named

Livingston Parish’s Top Teachers and Principals Named
Posted on 03/15/2021

NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release – March 15, 2021

Contact:  Delia A. Taylor, APR at 225-931-0286 or taylormedia11@gmail.com, Superintendent Joe Murphy at 225-686-7044 or alan.murphy@lpsb.org, or Administrator Charlene Lilly at 225-686-7044 or charlene.lilly@lpsb.org.

Livingston Parish’s Top Teachers and Principals Named

 

LIVINGSTON, La. Livingston Parish Public Schools has announced the Teacher of the Year and Principal of the Year winners for the current school year.

Those top winning teachers include: Elementary Teacher of the Year Dana Baier from Eastside Elementary School; Middle School Teacher of the Year Lauren Gourney from Denham Springs Junior High; and High School Teacher of the Year Louis Sansovich from Albany High School;

The district’s top principals are: Elementary Principal of the Year Amy Savage from South Live Oak Elementary; Middle School Principal of the Year John Hill from Albany Middle School; and High School Principal of Year Beth Jones from Live Oak High School. 

All parish winners will compete in the state’s regional competitions for their respective categories.  Winners at the regional level will advance to the state’s finals, which will held in May.

The top three teachers were selected from nominees from schools across the parish.  Those teachers earning the Teacher of the Year honors at their respective schools include:

High Schools – Louis Sansovich, Albany High; Courtney Richoux, Denham Springs High; Devin Dubois, Doyle High; Michele Yawn, Live Oak High; Shaunte’ Kraft, Maurepas; and Ellen Fort, Walker High.

Middle Schools – Josh Burton, Albany Middle; Lauren Gourney, Denham Springs Junior High; Erik Willie, French Settlement Junior High; Alice Taylor, Frost; Suzette Rabalais, Juban Parc Junior High; Christy Matthews, Live Oak Junior High; Misty Reynerson, Live Oak Middle; Jennifer Stewart, North Corbin Junior High; Shelli DuRousseau, Southside Junior High; and Nicole Savage, Springfield Middle.

Elementary Schools – Rebecca Scivique, Albany Lower Elementary; Kelli Satterfield, Albany Upper Elementary; Stephanie Fernon, Denham Springs Elementary; Amanda Robinson, Doyle Elementary; Dana Baier, Eastside Elementary; Amanda Thomas, French Settlement Elementary; Bette Jo Sibley, Freshwater Elementary; Helena Olson, Gray’s Creek Elementary; Brittany Rigsby, Holden; Kelly Price, Juban Parc Elementary; Crystal Gaubert, Levi Milton Elementary; Brandy Tullos, Lewis Vincent Elementary; Aimee Martin, Live Oak Elementary; Dana Perere, North Corbin Elementary; Amanda Gann, North Live Oak Elementary; Haley McDermitt, Northside Elementary; Sherry Wentzel, Seventh Ward Elementary; Eileen Jarman, South Fork Elementary; Kara Patterson, South Walker Elementary; Joni Lexia, Springfield Elementary; Leah Davis, Southside Elementary; and Carolyn Will, Walker Elementary.

•	Elementary Principal of the Year Amy Savage, South Live Oak Elementary 
  • Elementary Principal of the Year Amy Savage, South Live Oak Elementary
•	Middle School Principal of the Year John Hill, Albany Middle School
  • Middle School Principal of the Year John Hill, Albany Middle School
•	High School Principal of the Year Beth Jones, Live Oak High School
  • High School Principal of the Year Beth Jones, Live Oak High School

    •	Elementary Teacher of the Year Dana Baier, Eastside Elementary

  • Elementary Teacher of the Year Dana Baier, Eastside Elementary
•	Middle School Teacher of the Year Lauren Gourney, Denham Springs Junior High
  • Middle School Teacher of the Year Lauren Gourney, Denham Springs Junior High
•	High School Teacher of the Year Louis Sansovich, Albany High School
  • High School Teacher of the Year Louis Sansovich, Albany High School

Notice of Discrimination

The Livingston Parish School Board does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, national origin, disability or gender in its educational programs and activities (including employment and application for employment), and it is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of gender by Title IX (20 USC 168) and on the basis of disability by Section 504 (42 USC 794). The Title IX Coordinator is Stephen Parrill

Livingston Parish Public Schools is committed to ensuring that all websites and web applications, both public-facing and for internal use, conform to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (W.C.A.G.) 2.0 Level AA. Any issues should be reported toLPWebAccessibility@lpsb.org. (stephen.parrill@lpsb.org), Assistant Superintendent, P.O. Box 1130, Livingston, LA 70754; Phone (225) 686-7044. The Special Education Director is Dr. Eric Penalber (eric.penalber@lpsb.org); the LPPS 504 Coordinator is Marcia McKnight (Marcia.McKnight@lpsb.org), P.O. Box 1130 Livingston, LA 70754; Phone (225)686-4248.

Fight Fraud, Waste and Abuse