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Vermilion Catholic Announces Leadership Team

Abbeville, Louisiana, March 16, 2021 – Vermilion Catholic, a legacy of Mount Carmel, today announced the following leadership positions in the formation of its fully-integrated Pre-K through 12th grade school. 


Mrs. Tricia Duhon has been named Curriculum and Instruction Coordinator. In this role Mrs. Duhon will be responsible for the vertical alignment of curriculum, including course offerings and electives. In addition for grades 9-12 she will oversee teacher instruction and perform observations, facilitate department head meetings and collaboration, and cultivate ongoing professional development opportunities that ensure student success in the classroom. 


Mrs. Christine Dubois will serve as Assistant Principal of grades 9-12 and will oversee day-to-day operations of the upper school including student extra-curricular clubs and activities, school safety procedures, and transportation. Mrs. Dubois will also be responsible for academic policies including student/parent communication, student behavior policies and discipline, standardized testing and evaluation, and accreditation of the new Pre-K through 12th grade school.


Mr. Michael Guilbeaux, Principal of Vermilion Catholic, stated, “I am very excited to work side-by-side with Mrs. Duhon and Mrs. Dubois as we begin a new chapter in the future of Vermilion Catholic. Their complementary expertise and proven leadership provide a solid foundation for our students, parents and faculty. At Vermilion Catholic, we offer our students a small, family-like environment where they have an opportunity to make an impactful contribution. Both Mrs. Duhon and Mrs. Dubois look forward to maintaining this unique culture, while using innovative thinking to create an ultra-competitive school with successful outcomes.”


The school also announced the following appointments to its leadership team:


     Ben Harrington              Technology Director, Pre-K - 12

     Erin Thomas                  Director of Faith & Formation, Pre-K - 12

     Kim Guidry                   Athletic Director

     Jessica Cormier              Director of Admissions & Development, Pre-K - 12

     Jodie Dailey                  Advancement & Financial Aid Director


These appointments follow Vermilion Catholic’s previous announcement whereby Lauryn Lee was named as Assistant Principal of its Pre-K through 8th grade.  


Mr. Guilbeaux added, “This integration has provided us with a unique opportunity to raise the bar, and our team has truly stepped up to the challenge. The enthusiasm demonstrated by our faculty and staff is heart-warming, and the ideas, collaboration, and implementation are laying the groundwork for an exciting future at the new Vermilion Catholic!”


Vermilion Catholic, a legacy of Mount Carmel, is currently registering students for Pre-K 3 through 12th grade. For more information on Vermilion Catholic, or to register for the 2021-2022 school year, please call Jessica Cormier at (337) 366-7350 or visit our website at vermilioncatholic.com.




Mr. Michael Guilbeaux


Vermilion Catholic High School 





Jessica Cormier

Development Director

Vermilion Catholic High School


Cell: 337-366-7350