Chantell Walker is currently in her fourth year as principal of West St. John Elementary School in Edgard, Louisiana. Immediately prior, Walker served as assistant principal of West St. John High School. She originally joined St. John the Baptist Parish Public Schools in 2008 as a dual-enrollment math teacher at West St. John High School. Walker served as a school counselor and as chair of the high school math department. Walker was a semifinalist in 2017 for Louisiana Principal of the Year, and was recently named the 2019 St. John the Baptist Parish Public Schools Principal of the Year.