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Plantation Elementary Renames As Corporal Michael Middlebrook Elementary

Aug 13, 2018 02:39PM ● By News Desk

At its regularly scheduled August 8th meeting, the Lafayette Parish School Board voted unanimously to re-name Plantation Elementary to “Corporal Michael Middlebrook Elementary.”

Corporal Michael Paul Middlebrook was a member of the Lafayette Police Department for nine years, having previously served as a military policeman in the U. S. Army. Corporal Middlebrook was shot and killed while serving the community of Lafayette, as he was responding to a shooting at a local store. Plantation Elementary has been re-named as a memorial to his service.

At the meeting, Lafayette Police Chief Toby Aguillard said, “I could think of no greater monument for Michael, than to name a school after him.”

According to LPSS, the name change is to take place immediately. Money is already being raised to help place new signage in front of the now Corporal Michael Middlebrook Elementary School.