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Episcopal salutes faculty who are respected leaders in their professional field. Here are several examples of our talent and their interesting involvement in the broader community.
Natalie Roy, foreign language department chair and Middle School Latin teacher was chosen by the LSU Classics Department to give a talk about the classics tradition at LSU for the University's 150th year celebration. The Classics Department's committee leader, Jane Webb, says that Mrs. Roy was chosen for her commitment to Latin teaching and leadership in Louisiana, her continued relationship with the University as a Latin alum, and for her entertaining presentation style.
Through her research, Mrs. Roy learned that LSU's first President, General William Tecumseh Sherman, was an enthusiastic Latin student who fought hard to keep his new university a classical one where Latin and ancient Greek were taught.
Russell Roper, art and ceramics teacher will be a presenter at the 2010 Louisiana Art Educators Association conference in October.
Mary Beth Van Sickle, 1st grade teacher, will be presenting 3 sessions at the Louisiana Association of Early Childhood conference in October. Her sessions will focus on learning strategies for the multiple intelligences, using Mo Williams literacy strategies and aligning the new Louisiana PK standards with PK curriculum.
Father Ralph Howe serves on the Board of the Southwest Association of Episcopal Schools and on the Board of Trustees of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee (his alma mater).
Steve Baronich and Eddie Cole spoke at the Louisiana High School Coaching Association Summer Coaching Clinic held at the Crowne Plaze Hotel this July. Mr. Baronich spoke on "How to Start a High School Power Lifting Program" and Mr. Cole spoke on "The Secret to Success in Cross Country and Track".