The Summer break for Lafayette Parish Schools isn't even a month old and already administrators are making plans for the upcoming school year. Yesterday Irma Trosclair, Interim Superintendent of Lafayette Parish Schools announced three new principal appointments for the upcoming 2019/2020 school year.

Trosclair announced the appointment of Eric Luquette as principal for L.J. Alleman Fine Arts Magnet Academy. Luquette has served as assistant principal at L. J. Alleman Fine Arts Magnet Academy for the past six years.

Jon Downs has been appointed as principal for J. Wallace James Elementary School. Dr.Downs has served most recently as assistant principal at Green T. Lindon Elementary School in Youngsville.

Katherine Rayburn has been appointed as principal at Paul Breaux Middle School. Rayburn has taught in Lafayette and Acadia parishes and served as assistant principal at J. Wallace James Elementary, Katharine Drexel Elementary and as principal of Duson Elementary.

The 2019/2020 school year for students in Lafayette Parish is set to begin on August 15.