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 Marie Alice Courville.

What's your name?

Marie Alice Courville

What grade are you currently in?

5th Grade

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

Art club

What do you love about being at JOES?

Band and my teachers

What's your favorite class this year?

Mrs. Allison Gleason

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

Mrs. Julia because it was always so fun

What's your favorite school lunch?


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

Book Bingo because I want to read more books.

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

Cecily, Caydence, and Emma, we would go to Cajun Fast Track

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

Being in Mrs. Julia's class because it was so much fun

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


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

Always do your best and get good grades.

Do you have any interests or hobbies outside of school?

Play games with my brothers.

What are your goals for the future?

To become a teacher.