Student Spotlight

Some of the best students and teachers in Louisiana are right here in Gueydan, and we think they deserve some recognition, so this is our chance to get to know them a little better. This is our Student Spotlight on GHS 7th Grader Brinkley Bertrand.

What's your name?

Brinkley Bertrand

Do you have a nickname? 

Duckie or Brink

What grade are you in?

7th Grade

Are you a part of any clubs, activities, or sports here at GHS?

4-H, Softball, Beta Club

What do you love about being a Gueydan Bear?

I know almost every one at the school.

What's your favorite class this year?


Who's your favorite teacher you've ever had at GHS? What did you love about being in their class?

Coach Dawn, because I like doing P.E.

What's your favorite school lunch (served in our beautiful new cafeteria)?

Rice and gravy or chicken nuggets

What event(s) do you look forward to the most at school every year and why? 

Beta convention and softball

If you could pick any 3 GHS students to go with you on a cross country road trip, who would they be and where would you go?

Jillian Hebert, Rachelle Istre, and Blake Marceaux

What's your best/favorite memory from your time as a Gueydan Bear so far?

When Jillian Hebert slipped in the mud

If you could give one piece of advice to future Gueydan Bears, what would it be?

Do your best, always try hard

Do you have any music, books, movies, or TV shows that you love?

I like zydeco music and The Sandlot

Do you have any interests or hobbies outside of school?

Yes, horse riding and four wheeler riding

What are your goals for the future?

To be a barrel racer, do cutting, and roping and live on a big ranch.