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LCPS graduations and teacher, employees of the year


Las Cruces Public Schools 2023-24 teacher of the year is Michele Lang, director of bands from Picacho Middle School, LCPS said in a news release. The principal of the year (an award begun this year) is Organ Mountain High School Principal Jim Schapekahm. The school district’s educational support personnel of the year is Jorge Legarreta, campus custodian at Central Elementary School.

Lang will advance to consideration for New Mexico teacher of the year.

LCPS has launched a new web page recognizing district employees of the year. Visit erikaojeda.my.canva.site/website-in-black-gold-modern-luxe-style. Or, visit lcps.net and scroll down to NEWS.