Daigle named principal at Lowery Elementary

Staff Report
Karen Holston Daigle is the new principal of Lowery Elementary.

The Ascension Parish School Board welcomed three new principals and one new associate principal at its Feb. 16 meeting in Gonzales. All four were promoted from assistant principal at their existing schools – Roddy Melancon at Gonzales Primary, Jennifer Board at Duplessis Primary, Randall Loving at Dutchtown High and Karen Daigle at Lowery Elementary.

Karen Holston Daigle is the new principal of Lowery Elementary. Daigle started working in Ascension in 1999. She served 10 years as a third grade teacher, two years as a teacher coach, five years as a master teacher, and the past year as assistant principal of Lowery Elementary. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees in education.

"I feel so fortunate to have been selected to serve the community, faculty, and students of Donaldsonville as the principal of Lowery Elementary School. Words cannot describe the feeling when I first walked into the schools in Donaldsvonville five years ago; I just knew I belonged there," Daigle said. "I absolutely love working in Donaldsonville with our students and the community. I hope to achieve what this school district has achieved for me, and that is to instill confidence and push the community and students forward."