Dr. Hugh C. Craft

Phone: (504) 301-2000


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Dr. Hugh C. Craft

District 6

Dr. Hugh Craft currently serves as the president of the  Louisiana School Board Association and has represented District 6 since being elected to the Board in 1995. Dr. Craft's educational administrative experiences include being named as Dean of the St. Bernard Community College. During his tenure, the college received its initial accreditation in 1985. In 1992, the academic St. Bernard Community College was merged with Nunez Technical Institute to form a comprehensive community college for the region. Dr. Craft retired from Nunez Community College in August 1997, and was honored by the Louisiana State Board of Trustees for Colleges and Universities as Dean Emeritus of Nunez Community College. His vast experience in education as both a teacher and administrator has been a great asset to the School Board.

Dr. Craft and his wife Carolon have three daughters: Jenny, Tammi and Cassi and three sons-in-law. The Crafts also have 5 grandsons and one granddaughter.