PRAIRIEVILLE, La. (BRPROUD) – A Louisiana native is taking over as principal at Galvez Middle School.

Ascension Public Schools made it official on Monday with the announcement that Shelley Farmer will be leading the local school.

“We are so excited that Shelley Farmer is serving in this new leadership role and believe she is going to do phenomenal things for the Galvez Middle Pirates,” said Ascension Public Schools Superintendent David Alexander.

Farmer hails from the northern part of the state and has spent almost 25 years in education.

This year will mark 15 years of service for Farmer in Ascension Parish.

“I am so elated for this opportunity and honored to continue to serve the Galvez Middle community,” said Farmer.

Some of Farmer’s accomplishments can be found below:

  • Teacher at Prairieville Primary School
  • Teacher Coach at Central Primary School
  • Attained a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in educational leadership
  • Master Teacher in the district
  • Assistant Principal of Galvez Middle School

Galvez Middle School is located at 42018 LA-933.