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. Bridget Hebert.

What's your name?

Bridget Hebert

What do your students call you?

Mrs. Hebert

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

23 years total/Jesse Owens 10

What was your favorite subject when you were in school?


What do you love most about being here at JOES?


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


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

Yes! Cookie Cutters & Hallmark Ornaments

What's your favorite meal?


What's something you learned through failure?

Always try again.

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

Take your nap

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

I really wanted to be a Pastry Baker.

Could you tell us a little about your family?

I am married to Kenneth Hebert from Kaplan. We have 2 children Lacey and Sawyer.

What are a few things you couldn't live without?

My family, coffee, chocolate