William Lambert is the Freshman Academy Physical Science teacher. He has been a teacher at Sumner High for sixteen years. He serves as Associate Athletic Director for Sumner High School. Coach Lambert is a graduate of Greensburg High School and Southeastern Louisiana University. He also has earned two Master's degrees, both from SLU, one in Curriculum and Instruction and one in Administration. Coach Lambert is also the head of the Science department here. He feels the Freshman Academy is a unique approach to introducing incoming ninth graders to the high school experience.
Lisa Piner is the Freshman Academy Algebra I teacher. She has been a teacher at Sumner High for six years. She serves as 504 Coordinator, club sponsor of Students Against Destructive Decisions as well as co-sponsor of Project STEP which encourages safety among teenage drivers. Mrs. Piner graduated from Valley Forge Academy and Southeastern Louisiana University. She also earned a Master's degree in Math Education from William Carey College. Mrs. Piner also serves as head of the Math department. She is very excited about the opportunity to ensure every freshman has the chance to succeed.