The Board of Trustees of De La Salle High School announced today the appointment of William Hebert as the new president of the school. Hebert was recommended to the Board of Trustees by a search committee composed of De La Salle trustees, alumni, parents, students and teachers. Hebert began working at De La Salle in 1968. He has taught math, chemistry and computer science and has been assistant principal for three different principals.
Hebert has been the supervisor of instruction at De La Salle since 2004 and has also served as the vice president for finances. He received his master’s degree from Loyola University in 1968. Hebert has received the Order of St. Louis medallion from the Archdiocese of New Orleans, was selected as a Distinguished Lasallian Educator of the Year for the New Orleans-Santa Fe District in 2007 and was named an Affiliate of the Christian Brothers in 1993.
Hebert will begin serving as president immediately.