LBHS Staff Member of the Month for April

Mr. Rich LaFontaine is currently in his 17th year teaching English at Liberty-Benton High School. Previously, he had taught at Tiffin Calvert for four years with Mr. McRedmond. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University and his master’s degree from Marygrove College.
Mr. LaFontaine was born in Fostoria, grew up in Fremont, and graduated from Liberty-Benton High School. He has been married to Dorothy for 26 years, and they have 4 children: Matthew, 24, works at Krogers on Sixth Street; Ethan, 2016 LB grad, finished his first year of PT school at UF; Jessi, Class of 2018 at LBHS, and Isaac, Class of 2022 at LBHS.
Mr. LaFontaine enjoys watching and hearing students share their discoveries. He is looking forward to his first trip to Disney with the whole family this summer, and he enjoys playing basketball with his kids in the driveway.