Lafayette Parish School Board Representative Tommy Angelle has released a statement announcing his candidacy for re-election to the Lafayette Parish School Board.

In his announcement, Angelle discusses his plan to continue his "student's first" initiative and provides a list of achievements of local schools in the area that occurred while he held office.

His full statement can be read below:

"I wish to announce my candidacy for re- election to our Lafayette Parish School Board.
My reason for seeking re-election is to continue putting our “students first”. As a former teacher (Carencro Middle) and assistant principal (Ossun Elementary) and with the help from many we have accomplished much in Lafayette Parish, and especially here in our district (2).
Following are a few of the many good things happening in our district: Acadian Middle and Evangeline Elementary are both undergoing new wings construction virtually eliminating portable classrooms. Carencro Middle will soon have a covered bus loading/unloading area.
Carencro High School will soon have a state of the art track (back to back State Champions).
Additional land has been purchased in anticipation of building a new Carencro Heights Elementary School. Lafayette Parish had eight schools identified as comprehensive intervention required Schools (CTR). Two of these schools were Carencro Heights and Carencro High. Based on consistent improvement, both schools will be removed from CTR status when schools resume this August. Great accomplishment! Beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, our district will have no schools labeled as “persistently struggling schools.”  Carencro High School has steadily increased its graduation rate from 59% in 2014 to 71.5% last year. Examples of the fore mentioned accomplishments are of what happens when we put “Students First”.

 

Tommy Angelle

 

B.A. in Elementary Education UL (USL)

Med UL (USL)

M+30 UL (USL)

EdS  Supervision and administration UL (USL)