Two Applicants for RHS Principal

The latest round of applications for Principal for Ruston High School (RHS) saw two applicants, neither of which are currently employed within the Lincoln Parish School District (LPSB).

Applying for the job were Barbara Robinson, 58, currently an assistant principal at West Ouachita High School; and Russell Farrar, 32, currently an assistant principal at Caldwell Parish High School.

Robinson, a 1973 Neville High School graduate, received all her higher education at Northeast Louisiana University (now ULM), up to and including her Masters plus 30. Degrees include Health & PE and Administration Supervision.

Her teaching experience has been all in Ouachita Parish schools, save one three-year stint in Donaldsonville, LA. She has been an assistant principal at three Ouachita schools since 1990.

Farrar is a 1999 graduate of Bernice High School. He graduated from Louisiana Tech in Health and Exercise Science, and received his Master’s of Education in Education Leadership from American College of Education in Indianapolis, IN.

Farrar taught algebra at West Ouachita until his move to Caldwell Assistant Principal last year.

7 Responses to “Two Applicants for RHS Principal”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    A Neville grad as principal at Ruston High? Surely not.

  2. Anonymous Says:

    Why is there no one applying for this job? I’ve done a little research and Ruston is an “A” school with a very good reputation in the academic world. Just doesn’t make sense that no one would want the job. I wouldn’t think that either of these applicants would be a good choice as neither has experience as a principal. What happens if no one is chosen again the second time?

  3. Anonymous Says:

    American College of Education is not an accredited institution of higher learning. It’s an ALL ONLINE college. Why would a person with that degree be considered by the Lincoln Parish School Board? Neither candidate has a content-specific (math, science, English, etc.) degree. Are the RHS parents not concerned?

  4. Anonymous Says:

    Wow!! Sounds like there should be some real concerns!! i’m with second anonymous…… i wonder why no one with experience as a principal is applying? I also heard there are many RHS teachers leaving. Why is that? Rumor on the street is that all are tired of a certain group being treated like Gods of education and the rest being treated like second class citizens that don’t have enough sense to know how to teach.

  5. Anonymous Says:

    No one wants the job because it is an “A” grade school. There is very little room for improvement and no one wants to be known as the one who let it fall.

    • Anonymous Says:

      I agree with you and wish someone would step up as RHS still has a long way to go.

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