Outstanding Educators

Outstanding teachers and coaches are recognized each year by their peers at the Academic Games Leagues of America National Tournament. These individuals have contributed over an extended period of time in a quality manner to their own programs and have also made significant contributions at the national tournament. They are revered by their students and colleagues.

Below is the list of teachers and coaches from Louisiana as Outstanding Educators by the Academic Games Leagues of America.

YEAR RECIPIENT(S) AREA
2014 GENA ASEVADO St. Bernard Parish
  SHARON WITTE Jefferson Parish
2012 RYAN GREGOIRE St. Bernard Parish
  HOLLY LACOSTE New Orleans
2009 CYNTHIA PARCHE New Orleans
2007 HEIDI CHARTERS New Orleans
2006 MELINDA HALL St. Bernard Parish
  LEAH SMITH New Orleans
  CRAIG ZELLER New Orleans
2005 JEAN MURLIN New Orleans
2002 ELLIE GAMBLE St. Bernard Parish
2001 CHARISSE RIPOLL St. Bernard Parish
  TOM WAGUESPACK New Orleans
1999 BRENDA MONTALBANO St. Bernard Parish
1998 DRUE LEWIS New Orleans
1997 SANDY BENNETT New Orleans
1996 RON MIDKIFF New Orleans
1995 JOAN WEISENDANGER Jefferson Parish
1994 LORNA FOLSE New Orleans
1993 SHERYL KNOUSE New Orleans
1992 PEGGY ST. JOHN New Orleans
1991 BONNIE BURT Jefferson Parish
  DIANA WIEBERG New Orleans
1990 VICKI SULLIVAN New Orleans
1989 ANN WINBERRY New Orleans
1988 PAULA HIDALGO New Orleans
1986 JOLISE HEIDERHOFF New Orleans
  DON SHANNON New Orleans
1985 BRENDA ROSS New Orleans
1984 JANET PFISTER Jefferson Parish
1983 PAT FAVALARO Jefferson Parish
1981 JULIE RAI New Orleans
1980 BR. LAURENCE KONERSMAN New Orleans
1979 JACKIE SIMONDS Jefferson Parish
1976 BR. JOHN LAROSE New Orleans
  STEVE OSBORNE New Orleans

*Through 1991, the National Tournaments were held under the auspices of the National Academic Games Project.