Coach Lee teaches health and physical education at Zachary Elementary School. She has taught there since 2009. According to those who know her at ZES and in the community, Coach Lee is a role model to the students, staff, and community by practicing what she teaches.
She leads the staff in health challenges, has volunteered for the “Girls on the Run” program, and still participates in many sports. Coach Lee served as president of the Louisiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (LAHPERD) from 2019-2021, and is currently serving as the past President and Member at Large for the dance division of the National Academy for Health and Physical Literacy.
All of the Teacher and Principal of the Year semifinalists will be honored at the 16th Annual Excellent Educators Awards Gala that will be held in New Orleans, July 30, 2022.