Administration

Michael Coburn

Principal
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Michael Coburn graduated from Northeast Louisiana University, currently known as University of Louisiana Monroe, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education as well as his Master of Education in Administrative Supervision. His career in coaching and teaching began in 1977 at Holy Cross School in New Orleans. Then in 1980, he joined East St. John High School in Reserve, La. coaching football and wrestling. He soon became the Head Football coach and Athletic Director. In 1987, he moved into administration as the  principal of East St. John High. In 1993, Mr. Coburn move to the school board office as Director of Food Service, Maintenance and Transportation. In 1995, he became the  Chief Administrative Officer of the school board. He served as principal of Garyville Magnet for four years before being named St. John Parish School Superintendent serving for 7 years. From 2008 to 2012 he was the Director of School and Community Support Program for the Louisiana Department of Education.  Beginning in 2014, he began working for St. John Parish Government starting out in Emergency Preparedness and then moving to the position of Chief Administrative Officer  He had a brief stint at Evonik Stockhausen in Garyville before being named Principal of Riverside Academy in December 2016. Mr. Coburn’s love for educating our youth makes him the perfect fit for Riverside Academy.

Kristin Roccaforte

Elementary Supervisor
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My name is Kristin Roccaforte.  I am a 1998 graduate of Riverside Academy from which I attended from Kindergarten – 12th grade.  In 2002, I earned my Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Nicholls State University.  I have been a third grade teacher at Riverside Academy for over 15 years.  I am married to Mike Roccaforte who is a 1997 graduate of Riverside Academy.  We have three children, Brody (6th grade), Brinley (4th grade), and Brax (PK4) who are current students at Riverside Academy.   I am excited to serve as the Elementary Supervisor and look forward to share in the success of all students at Riverside Academy.

Coy Boé

9th & 10th Counselor

Coy Boé joins the Riverside family after 16 years of teaching math and French at several area schools and 16 years of guidance counseling at East St. John High. After 32 years of experience, he just recently retired from St. John the Baptist Parish Public School System and is looking forward to a new chapter here at Riverside.

9th and 10th Counselor

French I, II, III, IV

Marty Luquet

High School Advisor
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Bio coming soon!

Stephanie Rauch

Enrollment and Marketing Director
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Bio coming soon!

Kristen Roussel

11th & 12th Counselor
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Kristen Roussel returns to Riverside Academy from Parkview Baptist in Baton Rouge, where she currently resides. She is a 2009 Riverside alumna and former member of the Marching Pride of Riverside. Kristen could not be more thrilled to be a Rebel again and serve the students of RA! She is a graduate of Louisiana State University where she earned a B.S. in Child and Family Services and was a member of the LSU Colorguard in the Golden Band from Tigerland. She is excited to yet again be a part of the family that makes Riverside a truly special place to call “home”.

Melanie Vicknair

Business Manager
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Bio coming soon!

Timmy Byrd

Athletic Director
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Coach Byrd attended East St. John HS and graduated from LSU and Southern Miss. His degree is in finance and banking. Coach Byrd comes to Riverside from Reserve Christian. He has been coaching for 22 years.

Craig Laborde

Disciplinarian
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Bio Coming Soon!

Teachers

Donnell Becker

Becker

English Language Arts

English

Psychology/Sociology

Kailee Bivin

Bivin

1st Grade

Gail Branch

Branch

4th and 5th Grade

Darryl Clement

Clement

Elementary Band

Beginning Band

Intermediate/Advanced Band

Theater I, II

Band Director

Angelle DeLaneuville

Delaneuville

Middle School Math

Algebra

Jon DeRoche

History

Civics

Amy DiMaggio

Amdimaggio

English

Writing

Jr. Beta Sponsor

Andy DiMaggio

Andimaggio

Science

Chemistry

Physical Science

Biology

Kevin Dizer

Dizer

Athletic P.E.

Head Football Coach

Head Girls Basketball Coach

Track and Field

Molly Duhe

Duhe

1st Grade

Gay Duhon

Duhon

PreK 3

Chantelle Epperly

Epperly

504 Coordinator

Social Studies

Dolly Frazier

Frazier

PreK 2 Aide

Jenny Gomez

Gomez

Calculus

Trigonometry

Algebra

Advanced Math

Lindsay Guidry

Guidry

Kindergarten

Lisbeth Jackson

Jackson

Spanish

FCA Sponsor

Erin Jung

Jung

Science

Nutrition

Medical Terminology

Color Guard Sponsor

Ashley Knoy

Knoy

PreK 3 Aide

Darnell Landry

Landry

2nd Grade

Heidi Laris

Laris

PreK 2

Tara Loving

Loving

IBCA

Personal Finance

Keyboarding

Princ. of Business

Amber Lusco

Librarian

Lori Lyons

Lyons

Language Arts

Multimedia

Donovan Maryland

Physical Education

Sonya Mazzella

Mazzella

English

ACT Prep

Speech

Glenn Melville

World Geography

Louisiana History

Social Studies

Crystal Millet

Millet

PreK Director

PreK 4

Sydney Perret

Perret

4th & 5th Grade

Kerri Roussel

Keroussel

Publications

Art

Yearbook

Family & Consumer Science

Sarah Sanders

Sanders

3rd Grade

Bonnie Snider

Aide

Tanya Teague

Teague

Elementary P.E.

MS Volleyball Coach

Sadie Templet

Kindergarten Aide

Shannon Tregre

Tregre

PreK 4 Aide

Kathleen Trent

Trent

Biology

Odette Vicknair

Vicknair

4th & 5th Grade

Marie Villere

Villere

Algebra

Geometry

Ryan Zeller

History

Athletic P.E.

Asst. Football Coach

Head Boys Soccer Coach

Support Staff

Shannon Millet

MS & HS Front Office

Administrative Assistant

Brandi Wheelahan

Wheelahan

Elementary Office

Administrative Assistant

Roy Amedee

School Bus Director

Maintenance

John Roberts

Roberts

Custodian

Arlene Teague

Ateague

Bus Driver

Lee Dupepe

Dupepe

Cafeteria Director

Dana Breaud

Cafeteria

Lacey Vicknair

Lvicknair

Cafeteria

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