The St. John the Baptist Parish School Board honored its school-level teachers of the year at its Dec. 14 meeting. The teachers received gifts from the school district, presented by School Board President Albert "Ali" Burl III and Superintendent Kevin George, and from Reserve Telecommunications, presented by marketing and public relations manager Katie Klibert. 

The high school teachers of the year are Melissa Robinson, of East St. John High School, and Nelann Taylor, of West St. John High School. 

The middle school teachers of the year are:

  • Angela Farnell, West St. John Elementary School
  • Nadine Steward, John L. Ory Communication Arts Magnet School 
  • Howard Gauley, Emily C. Watkins Elementary School
  • Trayvonia Duhe, Garyville-Mt. Airy Math and Science Magnet School 
  • Kerwin Jackson, LaPlace Elementary School 
  • Michel Delatte, Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School.

 The elementary school teachers of the year are:

  • Alecia Johnson, St. John Child Development Center
  • Elizabeth Landry, Emily C. Watkins Elementary
  • Jennifer Knight, East St. John Preparatory Academy
  • Monica Keller, Fifth Ward Elementary
  • Sarah Beber, Garyville-Mt. Airy Math and Science Magnet School 
  • Rachel Hotard, LaPlace Elementary School 
  • Joel Baer, John L. Ory Communication Arts Magnet School
  • Elizabeth Alexander, Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School
  • Vita Robinson, West St. John Elementary School.