New Holy Cross principal named
Amanda M. Talbot
Amanda M. Talbot has been named as the new principal for Holy Cross Catholic Elementary School in Morgan City for the 2014-15 school year, Marian B. Fertitta, diocesan superintendent of Catholic schools, announced in an email today.
She replaces Mamie Bergeron of Bayou Vista who is retiring after 50 years of service to the school. She began her work as a classroom teacher and has been principal of the school for 40 years.
Talbot is a graduate of Morgan City High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s of education degree plus 30 hours in administration and supervision from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux.
She taught kindergarten and has been a curriculum facilitator for all core subject areas in grades pre-kindergarten through eighth in the St. Mary Parish public school system.
She has been married to Shane Talbot for eight years and they have two children, Bryce, 6 and Kinsley, 3. They are parishioners of Holy Cross Church parish in Morgan City.