Top Teachers and Principals Recognized

Top Teachers and Principals Recognized
Posted on 05/23/2019
Principals of Year – Pictured are the Livingston Parish 2019 Principal of the Year Winners, left to right: Elementary Principal of the Year Gail DeLee, Denham Springs Elementary; Middle School Principal of the Year Grey Hayden, Juban Parc Junior High; and High School Principal of the Year Kim Albin, Literacy & Technology Center. Hayden was recently named a top finalist for the Louisiana Principal of the Year, which will be announce in July.

Top Teachers and Principals Recognized
Juban Parc Principal Named State Finalist for Louisiana Principal of Year

Livingston Parish Public Schools recognized the district’s Teacher of the Year and Principal of the Year winners during a special May 14 ceremony at Revival Temple Church in Walker.

The parish’s 2020 Teacher of the Year winners include Elementary Teacher of the Year Candace Shaidee, Live Oak Elementary; Middle School Teacher of the Year Shannon Graham, Frost School; and High School Teacher of the Year Vickie Eaves, Denham Springs High School.

The parish’s 2020 Principal of the Year winners are Elementary Principal of the Year Gail DeLee, Denham Springs Elementary; Middle School Principal of the Year Grey Hayden, Juban Parc Junior High; and High School Principal of the Year Kim Albin, Literacy & Technology Center. Hayden is a top finalist for the Louisiana Principal of the Year.

Hayden will join the other top eight principal finalists at the 13th Annual Cecil J. Picard Educator Excellence Symposium and Celebration on July 19 in Baton Rouge to learn who is named the overall winner. The event is co-sponsored by Dream Teachers, a nonprofit organization that partners with businesses, industry representatives, and organizations throughout the state to recognize and reward educators who model instructional excellence and dedication to serve the needs of children.

All Livingston Parish teachers who were named 2020 Teacher of the Year winners at their respective schools include:

Elementary Schools -- Yvette Schilling, Albany Lower Elementary; Scarlet Starkey, Albany Upper Elementary; Tiffany Spears, Denham Springs Elementary; Alicia Murkowski, Doyle Elementary; Heather White, Eastside Elementary; Shyla Cochran, French Settlement Elementary; Stephanie Dufrene, Freshwater Elementary; Shannon Graham, Frost; Brittany Kelley, Gray’s Creek Elementary; Sarah Davidson, Holden; Jennifer Davenport, Juban Parc Elementary; Tracey Carter, Levi Milton Elementary; Casey Nickens, Lewis Vincent Elementary; Candace Shaidaee, Live Oak Elementary; Christy Boston, North Corbin Elementary; Angie McKey, North Live Oak Elementary; Kellie Bridgers, Northside Elementary; Tiffany Battistella, Seventh Ward Elementary; Rachel Chavers, South Fork Elementary; Pamela Lang, South Live Oak Elementary; Claire Michel, South Walker Elementary; Jessica Puissegur, Springfield Elementary; Ashley Newell, Southside Elementary; and Gorgon Nickens, Walker Elementary Middle Schools -- Juliette Shackleford, Albany Middle; Pam Robichaux, French Settlement; Shannon Graham, Frost; Kim Arnett, Holden High; Robin Howard, Juban Parc Junior High; Jennifer Sibley, Live Oak Junior High; Lauren Courville, Live Oak Middle; Susan Vallarautto, North Corbin Junior High; Leanne Payne, Southside Junior High; Morgan Duplantis, Springfield Middle; and April Jones, Westside Junior High.

High Schools -- Krista Campbell, Albany High; Julie Dupuy, Denham Springs Freshman High; Vickie Eaves, Denham Springs High; Michelle Glascock, Doyle High; Cindy Harmon, Holden High; Jessica Haynes, Live Oak High; Laci Williams, Maurepas High; Sara Short, Springfield High; Holly Bernard, Walker Freshman; and Andrew Pullman, Walker High.



Teacher of the year
Teachers of Year – Pictured are the Livingston Parish 2019 Teacher of the Year Winners, left to right: High School Teacher of the Year Vickie Eaves, Denham Springs High School; Middle School Teacher of the Year Shannon Graham, Frost School; and Elementary Teacher of the Year Candace Shaidee, Live Oak Elementary.

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