West Jefferson High School sophomore and student leader, Miss Ashleigh Laws represented all students of Jefferson Parish Public Schools as well as the scholars of West Jefferson High School in a live community forum on education which aired Thursday, October 25, 2018 on WYES -TV. The forum titled, Teaching for Excellence, featured Superintendent Brumley and a panel of educators who provided insight on various issues as they relate to educating students. Mrs. Brown-Lewis, principal of West Jefferson Senior High school, was there to support Ashleigh as she participated in the panel discussion. Mrs. Brown -Lewis stated, “It was indeed an honor to have Ashleigh chosen from among the 50,000 students who are taught in the Jefferson Parish School System. She represented the students of West Jefferson High School and the Jefferson Parish Public Schools System very well.” Everyone agreed that Ashleigh’s insight on the issues was invaluable and informative. Congratulations, Ashleigh!