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JP Schools Announces 2023 Students of the Year

Jefferson Parish Schools (JP Schools) named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s Students of the Year program. These individuals are now eligible to compete at the state-level to become the 2023 Louisiana Student of the Year.

This year’s honorees for JP Schools Students of the Year include: Adalina Kaiser, Airline Park Academy; Smaran Tamidela, Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy; and Sophia Parigi of Thomas Jefferson Academy.

“Congratulations to our Student of the Year Award recipients. Their exceptional academic achievements, passion to help others, and desire to make the world a better place are a testament to how deserving they are of this award. These students have a promising future, and I’m proud that they are recipients of this award,” said Superintendent Dr. James Gray.