Staff 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 Jesse Owens Staff Spotlight on Mrs. Tracy Lege.

What's your name?

Tracy Lege

What do your students call you?

Mrs. Tracy

How long have you been teaching? How long have you been at Jesse Owens?

9 years 1 year at Jesse Owens

What was your favorite subject when you were in school?


What do you love most about being here at JOES?

The Positive attitude that is conveyed throughout the school. Everyone is always ready to lend a helping hand when needed.

Who or what inspired you to be a teacher? 

I choose this field to be in because my own daughter had a learning disability that once she was diagnosed she was very successful in school and college. I wanted to be able to help other students in situations beyond their control succeed in school.

What's the farthest you've ever been from home?


What's your favorite team(s)?


Do you have any collections? If so, of what?

magnets from our travels

What's your favorite meal?


What's something you learned through failure?

God is in control.

What does leadership mean to you?

leadership is taking on any situation and finding a reasonable solution for both sides.

If you could go back in time to when you were your students' age and give them advice, what would it be?

always try your best.

What's one thing people would never guess about you?

I have 4 children

Do you have any favorite memories from your time in school?

my times spent at FFA contest and conventions

Could you tell us a little about your family?

I've been happily married to my husband Blaine for 35 years we have 4 children Kayla,(Keith) Amber,(Sam) Tyler,(Tori) & Jake. We have 8 grandchildren Caelie, Dainie, Evan, Ryann, Jaxson, Finley, Thomas, & Gavin.

What's your favorite quote?

It is what it is.