Lafayette Parish School Superintendent Dr. Donald Aguillard has announced that he has appointed Jennifer Gardner to be the new principal at L.J.Alleman Middle School.

Gardner has much experience in the teaching and administration in schools.

She has taught science at Milton Elementary and the middle school for eight year.

Gardner followed that up by taking the post of Middle School Science Instructional Coach for the Lafayette Parish School System.

Gardner has also served the last four years as the assistant principal at L.J. Alleman.

The new principal earned a Bachelor's Degree from UL-Lafayette and a Master's Degree from the American College of Education.