Kayla Cotton - In Memoriam

Kayla Lynn Cotton of Louisdale, Richmond County died Tuesday, December 1, 2015 as a result of a motor vehicle accident.  She was employed as a teacher at Felix Marchand Education Centre in Louisdale.  She was 26 years of age.

Kayla graduated from Richmond Academy where she was active in many aspects of school life.  She went on to Saint Mary's University for two years before completing her undergraduate degree at St. Francis Xavier University and earned her Bachelor of Arts in 2011 in Psychology and Earth Science.  She was an active participant in her local community.

Kayla entered the Bachelor of Education program in September of 2011 and quickly gained a reputation for her dedication and work ethic in her pursuit of her teaching career.  She was a good friend and a trusted colleague.  She graduated in May, 2013 and began working with the Strait Regional School Board.  She quickly became a favorite of her students and made substantial contributions to her schools in her short time there.

Kayla leaves behind her extended families, and a host of friends and colleagues in the Faculty of Education.  We will miss her enthusiasm and energy.