The Lafayette Parish School System is pleased to announce that James Rollins has been selected as principal of Lerosen Preparatory School. Rollins brings over 25 years of experience as an educator to this new leadership role, including his most recent positions as itinerant assistant principal at the W.D. and Mary Baker Smith Career Center and Carencro High School, as well as assistant principal at Lafayette High School. Prior to that, he taught physical science, health, physical education, ACT prep, and world geography.
When asked about his vision for Lerosen Preparatory School, Rollins stated, “My mission is to foster an environment of personal responsibility and support where students learn the skills and tools necessary for their successful reacclimation into a traditional school setting. Discipline is the key to life, without discipline no one will know how intelligent, talented, or athletic you are.”
“Mr. Rollins brings many strengths to Lerosen Preparatory School, and is committed to ensuring that all students learn to maximize their potential. He is an experienced educator who seeks to build relationships with students, staff, and families to create the best educational experience for students,” states Superintendent Trosclair.
Rollins holds a Bachelor's Degree in Health and Physical Education from the University of Louisiana of Lafayette and a Master's Degree in Administration and Supervision from Southern University of Baton Rouge.