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 Nathon Leckelt.

What's your name?

Nathon Leckelt

Do you have a nickname? 


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?

A longer recess.

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. Heather, because I like doing math.

What's your favorite school lunch?


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

My favorite event is a fun day at the end of the school year because it's fun.

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?

Jackson, Thomas, and Tanner, we would go to Florida

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

Field trip to a concert

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

The movie that I like is Crocodile Dundee

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

That fourth grade is the hardest so try your hardest.

Do you have any interests or hobbies outside of school?

Catching snakes

What are your goals for the future?

Try my hardest in school.