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 Kindergartener Elise Grace Georgia.

What's your name?

Elise Grace Georgia

Do you have a nickname? 


What grade are you currently in?


What do you love about being at JOES?

I love how we have Mr. John (music) & Mrs. Jaimee (library) classes & I love AR books.

What's your favorite class this year?

Recess - you can play and show stuff to your friends.

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

Mrs. Hebert I love how it is fun in her classroom.

What's your favorite school lunch?

nachos and strawberry fruit cup

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

AR fun jump reward

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?

Ava, Andi, & Cheyanne we would go to a water park

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

When I was in Mrs. Hebert's class and we only had 3 kids here - we had so much fun. We didn't have to take a nap and got to play with any toy we wanted.

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

Movie: Wednesday Song: I Know Victoria's Secret

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

You need to learn and do good in math.

Do you have any interests or hobbies outside of school?

I go to dance class - I love dancing.

What are your goals for the future?

I want to be a barbra to cut people's hair.