Best teachers and principals chosen in Livingston Parish


Livingston Parish Public Schools

LIVINGSTON, La. – (BRPROUD) – Three teachers and three principals were recently highlighted by the Livingston Parish School Board.

Those six individuals remain in contention for state principal and teacher of the year awards in 2021.

“All of these winners are outstanding individuals who make our district better every day. The work they do is integral to our school system being highly respected across the state. I want to thank them for their professionalism, for being great educators, and dedicating themselves to the children of Livingston Parish,” Superintendent Joe Murphy said.

So who was nominated to go onto the regional competition?

The identities and corresponding pictures of those who were chosen by Livingston Parish Public Schools can be found below:

(Elementary Teacher of the Year Dana Thames, a fifth-grade English/language arts teacher at Levi Milton Elementary)
(Middle School Teacher of the Year Christina Landon, an eighth-grade math teacher at Live Oak Junior High School)
(High School Teacher of the Year Gary Mitchell, a history teacher at Live Oak High School)
(Elementary Principal of the Year Ginger Bishop, principal of Northside Elementary)
(Carolyn Vosburg, principal of North Corbin Junior High as the district’s Middle School Principal of the Year)
(High School Principal of the Year Beth Jones, principal of Live Oak High School)

“The process of selecting our most outstanding teachers and principals is always a great thing to watch,” Murphy said. “As educators from outside our parish read about the accomplishments of our top people and hears what motivates them, they are blown away by how great our people are.”

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