History Department

Scott Oswalt

Mr. Oswalt serves as the head of the Social Studies department. This is his 3rd year at Lee.

Email: soswalt@ebrschools.org

Blaine Bertrand

A graduate of U.L.L., Mr. Bertrand has been teaching for five years. He enjoys anything to do with travel and social science.

Email: bbertrand@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 

Dean Caputa

In my third year of teaching at Lee Magnet High School and 27th year overall, I am currently the Advanced Placement European history instructor. A 1978 graduate of Broadmoor High School, I attended LSU, becoming a member of the “Golden Band from Tigerland.” Seven years later, after six years working as a commercial and industrial electrician, I attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduating with degrees in journalism and history. I returned to LSU to get degreed and certified in social studies education. Previously, I have taught at Baton Rouge Magnet, Tara, Denham Springs, Walker, and Broadmoor high schools and taught five summers for LSU Short Courses. I am also a certified scuba diver, play two musical instruments, coached high school soccer for seven years, was a Southeastern Conference sports beat writer with over 1,000 articles published, spent three years as a play-by-play radio announcer for high school football, wrote a novel in 2008, and enjoy working outdoors, swimming and weight lifting

Email: dcaputa@ebrschools.org

Joshua Gast

Mr. Gast teaches US History and coaches our new football team.

Email: jgast@ebrschools.org

Christal Adams

Ms. Adams is a first-year teacher in EBR and at Lee. She teaches AP Human Geography.

Email: cadams6@ebrschools.org

Aubrey Lee

Mr. Lee teaches AP US History and coaches the Boys Soccer team.He is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University where he studied Political Science and History. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, doing yoga with his two dogs, and taking walks down the Mississippi River.

Email: alee6@ebrschools.org

Jess Ott

Mr. Ott teaches AP Economics and AP Psychology.

Email: jott@ebrschools.org

Katherine Norton

Ms. Norton is a part of two departments at Lee teaching World History and Latin and is the state chair for the Louisiana Junior Classical League. She received her B.A. in Classics from Samford University in Birmingham, AL, her M.A. in Classics from Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL, and is currently working on her Ph.D. in Latin and Roman Studies from the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. She is originally from Baton Rouge, LA and after graduating from Florida State, taught in Georgia for six years. In her free time, she likes running half marathons, especially at Walt Disney World

Email: knorton@ebrschools.org

Alecia Davis

 Mme. Davis currently teaches French III Honors, French IV Honors, and AP Government & Politics. She graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a BA in French and dual minors in English and History. She received her MA in French from Texas Tech University. She enjoys baking and reading.

Email: adavis17@ebrschools.org

Follow Us

  • Twitter
  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Instagram Icon

Contact Us

Tel: (225) 924-9406  

Email: leemagnet@ebrschools.org

Fax: (225) 924-9409


1105 Lee Drive

Baton Rouge, LA