C.A.T.E.

Career and Technology Education

Katy Ullrich

Mrs. Ullrich is currently in her 14th year of teaching. She teaches AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, Computer Science I and Intro to Computational Thinking. She is the CATE/Fine Arts Department Chair. Mrs. Ullrich is also the President of the Computer Science Teacher Association Louisiana Chapter.

Email: kullrich@ebrschools.org

Barbara Toliver

Marites Tapalla

Brady Adamowicz

This is my first full year as a teacher at Lee High. I teach Robotics and Senior Capstone.

Email: badamowicz@ebrschools.org

Brandon Hilliard

Mr. Hilliard is in his second year of teaching and his second at Lee. He teaches TV and Film and Cyber Literacy. He comes from the media field both as a journalist and a filmmaker. He has worked on multiple films in the area and just had his first film published to Amazon Prime. He coaches baseball and football here at Lee. He specializes in anything tech related and loves watching movies and tv, specifically the "Batman" Trilogy, "The Big Bang Theory", and "The Ranch".


Email: bhilliard@ebrschools.org

Douglas Schultz Jr.

Chris Courtney

I am a new teacher. I have a background in broadcasting and production. I worked for Guaranty Media right here in Baton Rouge for 15 years.

Email: ccourtney@ebrschools.org

Scott Pellegrin

Mr. Pellegrin had his first teaching job in 2014 at South Lafourche High School, but he left that school and is now teaching at Lee Magnet High. He has had much experience in coaching, and he has coached at E.D. White High, South Lafourche High, and now here at Lee Magnet. He has a Bachelors from Nicholls State University as well as a Masters in education from LSU. He likes football and fishing as hobbies, and his favorite time of year is Mardi Gras.

Email: spellegrin@ebrschools.org

Will Thompson

Matthew Bardin

Tate Carson

Alexander Daniel

Vanessa Begat

I have been teaching as an extern at Lee since 2016. I am the leader of the team creating the LSU Pre-Engineering STEM Certification Pathway curriculum which includes these courses: Introduction to Engineering, Introduction to Robotics, Principles of Engineering, Engineering Design and Development, and Engineering Economy. I received my undergraduate degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Florida and my masters degree in Industrial Engineering from LSU.

Email: vbegat@ebrschools.org

Evan Price

Mr. Price is a product of East Baton Rouge Parish schools. He attended Lee High before graduating from BRHS. He studied at Southern University and LSU before earning a Bachelor of Music Degree in Jazz education from the University of North Texas. After one year teaching in Texas, Mr. Price moved to Smithsburg, Maryland where he enjoyed a 30-year career teaching instrumental music in the Washington County Public Schools. Immediately upon retirement, he returned to his home, Louisiana. A few months later he came out of retirement to join the faculty at LMHS!

Email: eprice1@ebrschools.org

Joel Rainey

Mr. Rainey is celebrating his 22nd year of Teaching and holds an MFA in Acting from Louisiana State University (Magna Cum Laude) and a Master's in Directing Shakespeare from Bowling Green State University. He also is certified by the Society of American Fight Directors for proficiency in Rapier and Dagger, Broadsword and Hand to Hand Combat. His professional theatre credits include Acting and Directing with the Justice Theatre Project, North Carolina Theatre, Burning Coal, Le Petit Theatre, Playmakers and the Carolina Arts Festival to name a few. His background experience also includes appearances as Ronald McDonald and two years working with the Disney Company in Orlando, Florida. His past students have gone on to perform around the world in National Tours and on the Broadway stage and his students have received numerous accolades at the State and National Thespian Festivals.

Email: jrainey@ebrschools.org

Claire McCormick

I am a native of Laplace, Louisiana. I am an Archbishop Chapelle High School alumna and I earned my Bachelor's degree in Theatre from Northwestern State University. After graduation, I performed with Rivertown Repertory Theatre for their 2015-2016 season. In May of 2018, I graduated from the University of South Carolina with my Master of Arts in Teaching and moved to Charleston to serve as the Theatre teacher at Marrington Middle School of the Arts. I am jazzed to be back in my home state after a few years away and cannot wait to share my love of learning with the students here at Lee.

Email: claurent1@ebrschools.org

Aaron Angel

I have a Mathematics degree from LSU and have been teaching at Lee High for three years. I am an assistant coach for both girls volleyball and boys basketball. I am only 6'7.

Email: aangel@ebrschools.org

Susan Arnold

Ms. Arnold has been teaching art for 34 years. She has taught at all levels from pre-school through college. She is Louisiana Board Certified, National Board Certified, and AP Certified. She is also a working professional artist.

Email: sarnold@ebrschools.org

Simon Baxter

I have been teaching photography in EBR for the last 29 years, and this is my 5th year at Lee. I was a professional photographer for 11 years before I started teaching. I worked for MI5 in England, in counter-espionage and also on cruise ships before I became a teacher.i am originally from England but have lived in Baton Rouge since 1987. In my spare time I paint animal portraits, play music and play soccer.

Email: sbaxter@ebrschools.org

Jamie Holbrook

Hello LEE parents and community,
I am very excited to begin my 2nd year of teaching at LEE. I earned my degree in Physical Education while playing Football for Southern Connecticut State. Anything related to athletics, strength training or the outdoors is my passion. We have a wonderful group of students here at LEE, I look forward to building off of our progress from last year!
Fun Fact: I am from VT so I love Maple Syrup! (the real stuff)

Email: jholbrook@ebrschools.org

Logan Ashley

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