Administration

Administration

Nicole Usie: Principal

Contact: nicole_usie@saintmartinschools.org   (337) 909-3500 ext. 3501
Place of Birth: Arnaudville, LA
College(s) Attended: University of Louisiana at Lafayette; McNeese State University; Louisiana State University; American College of Education
Degree(s) Held: Bachelor of Arts; Master of Education
Areas of Certification: Elementary Grades 1-8; Mathematics Education; Educational Leadership
Years of Experience: 20+ years
Hobbies/Interests: Cake Decorating, baking, painting, drawing, traveling, reading, and spending time with family and friends
Favorite Quote: "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning." Albert Einstein
Address to Students: Be mindful of the choices you make in life. For they will determine your destiny.

John Chevalier, Assistant Principal

Contact: john_chevalier@saintmartinschools.org  (337) 909-3500 ext. 3504
Place of Birth: Lafayette, LA
High School Attended: Cecilia High School (2000)
Degree(s) Held: Bachelor of Science; Master of Education
Area(s) of Certification: Educational Leadership; Health Education
Years of Experience: 13
Hobbies: Traveling, fishing, sports, and spending time with family and friends
Address to students: Set your goals high and don't stop until you get there.

Seth Ortego, Assistant Principal

Contact:  joshua_ortego@saintmartinschools.org   337-909-3508
Place of Birth: Opelousas,LA 
High School Attended: Opelousas High
College(s) Attended: Northwestern State University; Louisiana College 
Degree(s) Held: BA in General Studies; Masters of Arts in Teaching
Area(s) of Certification: 7-12 Social Studies; Computer Literacy
Years of Experience: 11
Hobbies: Hunting, sport shooting, wood working, and metal fabrication 
Address to students: The preamble to the Constitution states that we are forming this union for ourselves and our posterity, our future generations. Your goal now is to build a foundation, through education and athletics, that will allow you to build a better future for yourself and your posterity. This world owes you nothing. Work hard and strive to achieve your best, always. Your situation is only what you make it. Be the people that make a positive impact on this world. GEAUX DAWGS!

Danielle Potier, Guidance Counselor

Contact: danielle_potier@saintmartinschools.org   (337) 909-3500 ext 3502
Place of Birth: Lafayette, LA
High School Attended: Northside High
Degree(s) Held: B.A. Secondary education; Masters School Counseling
Area(s) of Certification: Secondary English; Business; School counseling
Years of Experience: 18
Hobbies/Interests: Singing, dancing, travel, listening to music, and supporting student activities

GiGi Harris, Guidance Counselor

Contact: georgie_harris@saintmartinschools.org  (337) 909-3500 ext. 3503
Place of birth: Lafayette, LA
High School Attended: Breaux Bridge High School
Degree(s) Held: Bachelor of Arts- Mass Communication (UL); Masters in Counseling (LSU)
Area(s) of Certification: Bachelor of Arts-Mass communication (UL); Masters in Counseling ( LSU)
Years of Experience: Three years teaching; New at counseling 
Hobbies/Interests: Running, biking, working on the farm, driving my children to their events and activities, baking, and traveling.
Favorite Quote: Apres un temps, viens un autre. (After one time comes another.)