Student Spotlight

Some of the best students and teachers in Louisiana are right here in Gueydan, and we think they deserve some recognition, so this is our chance to get to know them a little better. This is our Student Spotlight on Jesse Owens 4th Grader Layne Lemaire.

What's your name?

Layne Lemaire

What grade are you in?

4th Grade

Are you a part of any clubs or activities here at Jesse Owens?


What do you love about being at JOES?

I get to learn and play with my friends

What's your favorite class this year?


Who's your favorite teacher you've ever had at Jesse Owens? What did you love about being in their class?

Mrs. Marsha, she teaches you till you get it and get it right

What's your favorite school lunch?


What event(s) do you look forward to the most at school every year and why? 

Field trips because I can play with my friends

If you could pick any 3 Jesse Owens students to go with you on a cross country road trip, who would they be? Where would you go?

Blaze, Ashton, and Chairuakee

What's your favorite memory of elementary school so far?

Spending time with my friends and teachers

Do you have any favorite movies or songs? What are they?

I sing almost every song that plays, and my favorite movies are Avatar and Lilo and Stitch

If you could give one piece of advice to future students, what would it be?

Never give up on your dreams and believe in yourself and try your hardest

Do you have any interests or hobbies outside of school?

I like to play soccer

What are your goals for the future?

In the future I would like to bump up my grades