New Principal Set To Lead Lafayette High School
Jun 07, 2019 04:53PM
By Staff Writer
Interim Superintendent Irma Trosclair has appointed Dr. Rachel Brown as the new principal of
Lafayette High School (LHS). Dr. Brown earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree and a Bachelor of Science Degree from UL-Lafayette. She earned a Master of Deaf Education Degree from the University of New Orleans and a Ph.D. in Education, Curriculum and Instruction from Capella University.
Dr. Brown taught for ten years at Lafayette High School. She went on to serve as an assistant
principal at the Louisiana School for the Deaf. She then returned to Lafayette High School as an
assistant principal. She has been nominated multiple times for the LEF Teacher of The Year Awards, published professional research articles on topics such as leadership, bilingual education, and special education. Dr. Brown also teaches American Sign Language to children and adults.
Dr. Rachel Brown is no stranger to FACE Magazine; we've had the pleasure of featuring this loving mother and career-oriented lady twice in the past seven years.
In January 2012, FACE featured Mrs. Brown as it's our Cover Story while she was preparing to earn her doctorate. CLICK HERE to read Dr. Brown's 2012 Cover Story.
The second time we visited with Dr. Brown was in 2018 as part of FACE Magazine's Tenth Anniversary Edition where she was featured as part of our "Then & Now" series. CLICK HERE to read Dr. Brown's 2018 "Then & Now" feature.
Congratulations to Dr. Brown on her appointment, we wish her all the best and look forward to following her as she enters this new chapter as principal of the LHS Mighty Lions.