Degrees and Certifications:
BBA in Economics from University of Mississippi, 1980
Michael A. Pechon
Born and raised in Arabi. Went to Carolyn Park Elementary School.
Graduated from Chalmette High School class of 1974.
Joined the U.S. Marines and left the community until retirement in 2003.
Graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1980 with a Bachelors of Business Administration.
Retired from the Marines after 27 years on January 1, 2003.
After retirement from Marines moved back to St. Bernard and began teaching in St. Bernard Parish public schools in 2003.
Voted Teacher of the Year by his peers in 2005 at NOVA Academy.
Voted Teacher of the Year by his peers in 2011 at Chalmette High School.
Currently teaches Civics at Chalmette High School 9th Grade Academy.
Married with 3 children and 4 grandchildren.