Mr. Lorenzo Foster, St. Michael High School, 2021 Outstanding Teacher Award
Mr. Lorenzo Foster is a native of Shreveport, Louisiana and graduated from LSU with a BS degree in Microbiology with a minor in Chemistry. He has been teaching for 11 years and currently teaches Chemistry I College Prep, Honors, and Chemistry II AP/Dual Enrollment at St. Michael High School in Baton Rouge, LA. Lorenzo started his teaching career here in Baton Rouge in 2010 where he taught chemistry at Capitol High School. Through the years, he has taught hundreds of students and many of them have come back to him after they took their first chemistry course in college and expressed how well prepared they were. He enjoys bringing chemistry to life in his class though ample labs and activities to show them that chemistry is all around us. His love for chemistry was fostered by his high school chemistry teacher and it inspired him to pursue a career as a high school chemistry teacher.