Educator of the Year

Chancellor Strickland awarded the Educator of the Year

Lafourche Chamber of Commerce awards

Chancellor Kristine Strickland the Educator of the Year

Thibodaux, LA – Fletcher Technical Community College’s Chancellor, Dr. Kristine Strickland, was awarded Educator of the Year by Lafourche Chamber of Commerce at its 2017 Annual Awards Banquet. The banquet was held at the Wellness Center of Thibodaux Regional Hospital on Thursday, January 11, 2018. This award is given to an individual whose service or performance positively impacts the quality of life in Lafourche Parish or Grand Isle. Last year award recipient was Mary Reynaud a site director at Virtual Academy of Lafourche.


Dr. Strickland is the Chancellor of Fletcher Technical Community College, serving over 2000 students in the bayou region.  She has served in several senior leadership positions, and in addition to her current responsibilities, serves in leadership roles within our community and her profession.  If you’ve noticed a trend, it’s leadership… as Chancellor of Fletcher, she has helped launch two new fully online programs, continued a strong partnership with Nicholls and increased transfer students, and has partnered with Entergy to offer a Certified Line Worker Training Program.