Principal and Teacher of the Year to be announced at Educator Excellence Awards

Posted: 3:28 PM, Jul 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-27 16:28:29-04

Friday evening, the Louisiana Department of Education will name the 2019 Louisiana Teacher and Principal of the Year. 

The announcement is part of the annual Cecil J Picard Educator Excellence Awards Gala. It will be held this year in Baton Rouge Crowne Plaza Executive Center. 

The gala begins at 6:30 p.m.

Here is a list of those finalists in each category:

Spencer Kiper

  Bossier Parish

Elm Grove Middle School

Kathryn Ferguson

  Caddo Parish

Youree Dr. Middle Advanced Placement Magnet School

Susan Mingee

  Concordia Parish

Vidalia Lower Elementary School

Caitlin Meehan-Draper

              FirstLine Schools

Samuel J. Green Charter School

Tasha Jolivette-Jones

    Iberia Parish

Coteau Elementary School

Keyre’ Bradford

  Lafayette Parish

Ridge Elementary School

Stephen Goodly

  Orleans Parish

Warren Easton Senior High School

Elizabeth Gregorie

  Richland Parish

Mangham High School

Kristen Bruce

   Vernon Parish

Pickering High School

The 2019 Principal of the Year finalists include:

Holly Castile

 Cameron Parish

Grand Lake High School

Eric Davis

      City of Monroe School District

Wossman High School

Victoria McMullen

    East Feliciana Parish

East Feliciana High School

Amanda Morrison

    Grant Parish

Grant High School

Christina Fontenot

   Jefferson Davis Parish

Lacassine High School

Pam Pruden

    Lincoln Parish

Dubach School

Kim Canezaro

    Pointe Coupee Parish

Valverda Elementary School

Ramica Robinson

    St. Landry Parish

Krotz Springs Elementary School

Rhonda Vaccaro

    Tangipahoa Parish

Roseland Montessori