Mr. Micah Simoneaux is entering his 11th year in science education and 5th year at Belle Chasse High School as an educator of Anatomy and Physiology I, Chemistry, AP Biology, and Biology II. Mr. Simoneaux has also taught courses in Earth Science, Environmental Science, Biology, Biology Honors, and participated in Southeastern Louisiana University’s Biology Dual Enrollment program. At his former school, Mr. Simoneaux was nominated by his peers and the recipient of the Teacher of the Year award for the 2015-2016 school year.
Mr. Simoneaux is also known as Coach Micah outside the classroom where he is the head coach of the boys cross country and track & field programs for the last four years at BCHS. During this time, Coach Micah has guided the boys cross country team to three consecutive state titles in class 4A (2016-2018) along with one state runner-up title (2019). Coach Micah’s teams have also won 11 of the past 13 Westbank Championship cross country meets. Coach Micah was the LHSAA 4A Cross Country Coach of the Year from 2016-2018 and the NFHS Louisiana Cross Country Coach of the Year in 2018.
Mr. Simoneaux is a graduate of the University of New Orleans where his studies focused primarily on Secondary Education, Biology, and English. When not in the classroom or coaching. Mr. Simoneaux enjoys spending time with his family and playing Pokémon Go with his two daughters.