8th Grade Student of the Year
Academy of Our Lady Student of the Year is 8th grader Hailee Richard of Gretna. Hailee was selected based on the criteria for the Louisiana Student of the Year Awards Program: outstanding academic achievement, service and/or community involvement, outstanding character, leadership and academic involvement, and good communication skills and excellent writing skills.
Hailee, a graduate of St. Anthony School in Gretna, is an honor student at Academy of Our Lady and is currently enrolled in three freshmen level courses. She holds a 4.21 GPA, and wants to go to college to study and become a teacher. She is active in her parish, St. Anthony in Gretna, and serves as a Altar Server and volunteers for the Giving Tree. She plays sports for PARD as well as for Academy of Our Lady on the Volleyball and Softball teams.