Congratulations to Jozlyn Buras who has been named the Boothville-Venice Elementary School Student of the Year. Stephanie Nguyen, Boothville-Venice Elementary Support Staff of the Year and Michelle Dingler, Boothville-Venice Elementary Teacher of the Year.
Jozlyn, born and raised in Venice with her parents and four siblings. She loves softball, riding her four wheeler, board games with her family, and school. When she grows up she plans to attend college and become a photographer. She is an exemplary student who strives to do her very best in everything she does. She is elated to be named BVES Student of the Year and says she will represent our school and community in a respectful and professional manner.
Mrs. Stephanie Nguyen is the EL paraeducator for primarily for BVES, but she has a close relationship and services all Plaquemines Parish Schools translating and working with students. She has been with the school system since 1997. She is also lovingly known as Ms. Kim. Mrs. Stephanie is a huge asset to the school and system and provides interventions, tutoring and homework assistance to not just English Language Learners, but all students. Ms. Stephanie was excited to be named Support Staff of the Year, she was surprised but we were not based on her hard work.
Michelle Dingler is a first grade teacher who pours her heart into her instruction. She is Nationally Board certified and Highly Qualified as a teacher. She loves teaching first graders because she wants to instill the love of reading and writing in them. She is a mentor teacher, grade-level chair and a Teacher-Leader and has a model classroom who provides assistance and professional development for fellow teachers at BVES. She is an awesome person to work with, she has a good rapport with teachers, students and parents and is loved by all on the campus.