Erath Middle School

800 S. Broadway St.

Erath, Louisiana 70533

Phone: 337-937-4441

Fax: 337-937-5125

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Congrats to the  2013-14 Vermilion Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year Melanie Alleman

Melanie Quirk Alleman was recently named the 2013-14 Vermilion Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year. The current Erath Middle teacher is a 1987 Erath High graduate who also graduated from ULL in 1989. Upon certification, Alleman then became a legal secretary for nine years. After returning to college, she received a BA in Education in 1997.

Her career began when she taught half a year at Seventh Ward. She then moved to Herod where she remained for 6 years. At that time, she transferred to Dozier Elementary where she remained until 2011. In August of 2011, she transferred to EMS.

This is her 2nd Teacher of the Year award. Alleman was named the Dozier Elementary Teacher of the Year during the 2009-2010 school year.

She is married to Jason Alleman and together they have two daughters, Morgan and Emily.

Alleman is the daughter Jimmy and Pat Quirk. She comes from a family of educators. Her father Jimmy Quirk was a teacher and principal for thirty one and a half years. Her sister Charlotte Quirk Domingues was also a long time educator who recently retired in Vermilion Parish. She has two brothers Tom and Tim Quirk.

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