Teacher of the Year
2022: Gary Mitchell
Mr. Gary Mitchell was both our local and Livingston Parish Teacher of the Year. Mr. Mitchell came to Live Oak in 2014 and teaches Social Studies, in particular World History, AP World History, and AP American History. Mr. Mitchell attended Grand Valley State University and taught for over 13 years at Baker High school before moving to Live Oak High. He enjoys his classes and displays his enthusiasm for teaching each and every day with his students.
2021: Michele Yawn
Coach Michele Yawn teaches physical education and coaches girls basketball. Coach Yawn came to Live Oak High in 2015 and previously taught at Central Private. Coach Yawn attended LSU-Eunice and Dowling College in New York on a basketball scholarship. She is known to have great school spirit and willing to help on any project.
2020: Eric Fasbender
Mr. Eric Fasbender has been a teacher for five years. He came to Live Oak in 2017 and has been a teacher here for 3 years. He works in the Science Department and teaches three advanced placement science classes. Mr. Fasbender attended the University of Tennessee and worked in college athletics at LSU and the University of Oregon before becoming a teacher. He is currently enrolled in Graduate school for his Education Leadership. He is married to fellow science teacher Mrs. Fasbender and loves Live Oak and his students.
2019: Jessica Haynes
Mrs. Jessica Haynes has been teaching here at Live Oak for 14 years. Mrs. Haynes is an English teacher here at Live Oak and is even head of the English Department. She has won teacher of the month multiple times and is dedicated to the success of her students. Mrs. Haynes herself is a Live Oak alum and is very pround to call Live Oak her home. Along with all of her acheivements, Mrs. Haynes is apart of the Data Team and the Academic Counsel.
2018: Jessica Bonura
Ms. Jessica Bonura is a special education teacher here at Live Oak. She is a sponsor for the
REACH club and has a passion for helping and leading others. She impacts her students lives daily and our school is blessed to have her apart of the Live Oak family. She is beyond proud of her students and the great things they have accomplished.
2022-Gary Mitchell 2021-Michele Yawn 2020-Eric Fasbender 2019-Jessica Haynes 2018-Jessica Bonura
2017-Brett Beard 2016-Rosalind Dalberg 2015-DeLanea Gates 2014-Scott Oswalt 2013-Brandi Aucoin
2012-Alice Didier 2011-Selena Oswalt 2010-Kathy Aucoin 2009-Dana Bennett 2008-Jennifer Flurry
2007-Lance Ashcraft 2006-Melissa Giering 2005-Debbie Chutz 2004-Beth Jones 2003-Michelle Morris
2002-Tracy McRae 2001-Stacy Robinson 2000-Shereen Purvis 1999-Jeanne Whitehead