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 5th Grader Brooke Gleason.

What's your name?

Brooke Gleason

Do you have a nickname? 


What grade are you in?

5th Grade

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

Choir, Beta, 4-H, art club, band, TAG

What do you love about being at JOES?

All of the teachers and students are super nice.

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. Allison because she does all of these fun things and is really kind and nice.

What's your favorite school lunch?

Pepperoni pizza

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

The field trips because I get to go cool places 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?

Cecily Guidry, Ayden Wheeler, and William Lablanc. I would want to go back to Georgia.

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

All of the friends that I've made since 3rd grade.

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

Puss in Boots: the Last Wish.

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

Enjoy your time in Elementary school, because the years will go by faster than you think.

Do you have any interests or hobbies outside of school?

I enjoy playing with my pets and spending time with my family

What are your goals for the future?

Graduate college and become a veterinarian