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Education in isolation: School teachers are still spreading knowledge during global pandemic

While students complete coursework through online classes, buses and schools alike sit unused at Dutchtown High School.

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2020

On March 13, parents, teachers and students were notified of a state-wide closure of all Louisiana public schools until April 13. Since then, teachers have moved to online classroom settings and are teaching students remotely from their homes. University alumna and Southdowns Teacher of th...

McPherson selected as Teacher of the Year

Sydney McPherson was awarded Teacher of the Year 2019-2020 at Southdowns School in Baton Rouge, LA. McPherson graduated from the university in 2015 and plans to get her master’s degree in special education in the spring.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

University alumna Sydney McPherson was selected by her peers as the 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year at Southdowns School in Baton Rouge. McPherson graduated from the university in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. She plans to begin pursuing her master’s degree in special...