Fort Polk Progress extends congratulations to area educators who were named winners in the elementary school division of the Louisiana Department of Education state-level Teacher and Principal of the Year process. The winners were announced during a virtual ceremony July 16.
Kaitlyn Richard, who teaches at South Beauregard in Beauregard Parish was named the elementary teacher division winner, while Karen Robertson, principal at West Leesville Elementary in Vernon Parish, was named the elementary principal division winner.
“Being able to invest into the community that built me, is one of the greatest honors that I have had as a teacher.“
“As a former military dependent, I understand the concerns and issues that military families have in regards to their child’s education. I look forward to sharing my platform of creating a positive school culture and building leadership skills in my students and teachers across the state of Louisiana.”