Kelly Abadie- Guidance Counselor
Miss Kelly Abadie was born and raised in Baton Rouge. She began her career at St. George School in January and is excited to be back in the Catholic School system as she grew up attending St. Aloysius and St. Jospeph's Academy. Miss Abadie enjoys spending time with her loved ones, friends, her dogs, outdoors, and practicing yoga!
Debbie Castel- PreK Assistant
Mrs. Debbie Castel grew up in Baton Rouge and graduated from LSU. She and her husband have 3 wonderful sons: Christopher, Nicholas and Andrew, graduates of SGS. For the past 8 years she taught at St. George Nursery School. She loves spending time with her family, teaching, making sculpted cakes and crafting. Mrs. Castel feels super blessed to be rejoining the wonderful, dedicated St. George family.
Jilliann Dreher- PreK Teacher
Mrs. Jilliann Dreher is thrilled to be teaching PreK this year at SGS. She graduated from LSU with a Family, Child, and Consumer Sciences degree and is certified to teach grades PK through third. Mrs. Dreher enjoys time with family, being on the water and reading. She and her husband, Drew, have three children: Murphy (5th), Annie Wells (2nd), Townsend (K), and Hunter (SGS Nursery School). After a nearly 10-year break from teaching and staying home to raise her children, she is looking forward to seeing what God has planned for her in this next chapter of her life. As an SGS parent, former room mother, volunteer, substitute, and now a teacher she truly feels Dragon Proud!
Ally Gahn- 2nd Grade Teacher
Miss Gahn began her career at St. George School in January and is thrilled to be home in Baton Rouge and to the catholic school system. She graduated from St. Jean Vianney and St. Michael the Archangel catholic schools and received her degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Miss Gahn enjoys hanging out with her twin sister, running and playing with her dog.
Kaleigh Gravois- Kindergarten Teacher
Mrs. Kaleigh Gravois is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and has been teaching Kindergarten for five years. She is married to her husband, Wesley. In March, they welcomed their first child, Maggie Grace, to their family. She is beyond excited to begin teaching and serving at SGS and to be a part of such a wonderful community!
Lauren Gregoire- PreK Teacher
Miss Lauren Gregoire is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University with a degree in Child and Family Studies. She an alum of St. George and worked as an assistant teacher in PreK this past year. Miss Gregoire is looking forward to her role as a PreK teacher this coming school year in the same classroom. She is excited about meeting her new students and cannot wait to help them learn and grow!
Daina Kennedy- 7th grade Math and 2nd/3rd Math Resource
Mrs. Daina Kennedy is looking forward to teaching this year at St. George Catholic School. Over the course of her 23 years of teaching, she has taught all subjects in grades 3-5. In addition, she has served as a supervisor of student teachers. Mrs. Kennedy and her husband, Allen, have two sons; Taylor, who lives and works in Oklahoma City and Matthew, who is currently enrolled at SELU. She is thrilled to be a part of the Dragon family and looking forward to a successful year.
Erin Larroquette-PreK Assistant
Mrs. Erin Larroquette has been blessed to be a stay-at-home mom for nine years. As a recent substitute teacher, she is so excited to now become a full-time member of the St. George faculty! She loves children and has found teaching to be challenging and wonderfully rewarding! God, faith, and family are her greatest passions and she also loves animals, recycling, and the environment! Mrs, Larroquette adores traveling, learning other languages, and coffee!!
Molly LeSage- PreK Assistant
Miss Molly LeSage will be assisting in the Pre-K5 class this school year. She previously worked at Parkview Baptist School for five years and has worked in several different roles within their early childhood division, elementary school, and high school. Miss LeSage graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in May of 2018. She is so excited to be joining the St. George family and cannot wait to meet everyone!
Rachel Prange- 2nd grade teacher
Miss Rachel Prange has been teaching 1st grade for the past 3 years at a Catholic school in Port Allen, La. She received her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from LSU in 2016. She was born and raised in New Orleans but has loved calling Baton Rouge home over the past 8 years. Outside of the classroom she enjoys spending time with her loved ones, walking her 2 dogs, reading books, and doing yoga. Miss Prange is so excited and beyond blessed to be a part of the SGS family.
Margaret Upton- 2nd Grade Teacher
Miss Upton is a 2018 graduate from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She also received her Master of Arts in Teaching through the LSU Elementary Holmes Program in May 2019. Miss Upton is from Alexandria, LA where she attended Our Lady of Prompt Succor School and Holy Savior Menard Central High School. She is glad to begin her teaching career at St. George and looking forward to her role in the students' Catholic education.
Misty Whipple- Computer Teacher
Ms. Misty Whipple is from Baton Rouge and has been teaching for about 15 years. She has two children, a son who will be a senior and a daughter who will be in ninth grade. Miss Whipple has had the opportunity to teach many students over the years in public and private schools and feels grateful to have the opportunity to teach your child in the computer lab, and to be a part of the wonderful St. George community.