St. Mary Superintendent, Dr. Teresa Bagwell, has announced the appointment of Ms. Courtney Andrews to serve as assistant principal at Patterson Junior High School. She is replacing outgoing assistant principal, Mike Giroir, who resigned to pursue other opportunities within the St. Mary Parish School District.
Ms. Andrews has been an educator for twelve years at Patterson High School where she has taught English and history courses. During her tenure, Ms. Andrews was selected by the Louisiana Department of Education to serve as a social studies Teacher Leader Advisor charged with reviewing scope and sequence documents and creating primary sources for world geography.
In addition, Ms. Andrews has served as a teacher leader at Patterson High School for the last two years, working closely with administrators to provide teachers with instructional support through observations and feedback. The wealth of knowledge and curriculum expertise that Ms. Andrews brings to Patterson Junior High will benefit students in their transition from a junior high to high school setting. Ms. Andrews will step into her new role on Monday, November 11, 2019.