Holly Haase


Holly Haase grew up in Lafayette, LA and moved to the River Parishes when she met her husband.  In 2003, she decided to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a teacher.  Throughout her teaching career, she has taught third through eighth grade students.  She has served in various leadership roles as a Mentor Teacher, Master Teacher and Instructional Coach.

Mrs. Haase earned a bachelor’s degree  in Business Administration from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (ULL) and a master’s degree in Administration and Supervision from the University of Phoenix.  She and her husband, Jude, have three children: Alyssa, Cole and Cason.

“I am honored and excited to be a part of the Riverside Academy family.  I look forward to working with the faculty, staff, parents and community to continue to ensure every student at Riverside has a learning environment to be able to excel in all aspects of life”

Dominique Zenon

Assistant Principal


Bio coming soon!

Kristin Roccaforte

Elementary Supervisor

Kristin Roccaforte is a 1998 graduate of Riverside Academy, which she attended from Kindergarten through 12th grade.  In 2002, she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Nicholls State University.  Mrs. Roccaforte was a third grade teacher at Riverside Academy for more than 15 years before moving to the front office.  She is married to Mike Roccaforte, who is a 1997 graduate of Riverside Academy.  They have three children, Brody, Brinley, and Brax.

    Office Support/Support Staff

    Coy Boe’ Counselor
    Todd DeSoto Maintenance Coordinator
    Byron Mcelwee Custodian
    Brandi Melancon Controller/Head Volleyball Coach
    Beth Poche High School Administrative Assistant
    Stephanie Rauch Marketing & Enrollment
    Madison Roussel High School Office Administrative Assistant

    Brandi Wheelahan Elementary Administrative Assistant

    Elementary Beta Sponsor
    John Smith IT


    Pre-Kindergarten Teachers/Aides

    Meah Badeaux Pre K Aide

    Dance Team Sponsor


    Marissa Bourgeois Pre K Teacher
    Kristen Cancienne Pre K Aide
    Emily Duhe Pre K Teacher
    Destiny Judd Pre K Aide
    Ashley Knoy Pre K Aide
    Allison Maurin Pre K Aide
    Crystal Millet Pre K Supervisor/Pre K Teacher
    Hailey Stowe Pre K Teacher

    FCA Sponsor
    Shannon Tregre Pre K Teacher

    Cheer Sponsor


    Kindergarten – 5th Grade

    Gail Branch 4th/5th Grade Science and Social Studies
    Darryl Clement Elementary Music
    Molly Duhe 1st Grade
    Lindsay Guidry Kindergarten
    Tori Lachney 1st Grade

    Assistant Softball Coach

    Darnell Landry 2nd Grade
    Amber Lusco Librarian
    Sydney Perret 4th/5th Grade Math
    Gracie Podufalski 2nd /3rd Grade Aide
    Tanya Reulet Elementary Physical Education

    High School Volleyball Coach

    Middle School Softball Coach

    Odette Vicknair 4th/5th Grade ELA
    Madison Watson 3rd Grade

    Assistant Softball Coach


    Middle and High School

    Donnell Becker English I

    English II

    Sociology/Psychology Dual Enrollment

    Coy Boe’ French
    Pierce Bonck Algebra III


    Assistant Football Coach

    Darryl Clement Intermediate Band

    Advanced Band


    Angelle Delaneuville Math 6

    Math 7

    Math 8

    Jon DeRoche US History


    Tennis Coach

    Andrew DiMaggio Science 8


    Physical Science


    Chantelle Epperly Title 1 Interventionist


    Erin Jung 6th/7th Grade Science

    Medical Terminology


    School Nurse

    Chris Lachney Athletic PE

    Assistant Football Coach

    Rachel Lord High School Math

    Tara Loving IBCA


    Personal Finance

    Marty Luquet 504 Facilitator

    Head Baseball Coach

    Lori Lyons Webmaster



    Writing 8

    Sonya Mazzella Dual Enrollment Coordinator

    English Department Head

    English III

    English IV


    Communications 211 DE

    Senior Beta Club Sponsor

    Zane McCrary High School PE

    Angie Pelt World History

    US History


    Kerri Roussel Adult Responsibility


    Housing & Interior Design


    Lee Roussel Athletic Director

    Head Football Coach

    Jenna Roussel Middle School PE

    ACT Prep

    Journeys to Careers

    High School Volleyball Coach

    Middle School Softball Coach

    Mickey Roussel Golf Coach

    Elementary/Middle School Football Coordinator

    Kara Rummel 6th Grade Social Studies & ELA

    Elementary Cheer Sponsor

    Kathleen Trent Biology I

    Biology II


    STEM Club Sponsor

    John White Middle School Social Studies

    Football Coach

    Wendy Zeller Middle School ELA

    Junior Beta Club Sponsor





    Lee Dupepe Cafeteria Supervisor
    Dana Breaud
    Stephanie LaBranche
    Lacey Vicknair


    Bus Drivers

    Terri Brumfield
    Amber Lusco
    Pamalnika Johnson
    Michelle Roshto