Speech/language pathologist Nancy Blake was chosen as the 2014 Educator of Distinction for Chahta-Ima Elementary School in Lacombe and for St. Tammany Parish. She is one of 10 educators of distinction for the state.

Jessica Sechrengost was named the 2013-14 substitute of the year.

Janice Clark was selected as support person of the year.

Ann Baham-James, who teaches third grade, was named 2013-14 teacher of the year for Chahta-Ima Elementary School.