Disney surprises Louisiana principal with Walt Disney World Resort vacation

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Monday, November 22, 2021
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Disney surprises Louisiana's Principal of the Year with a @WaltDisneyWorld vacation! See more of his story during "The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration" special airing Sunday, Nov. 28 at 7/6c on @ABC. #DisneyHolidayCelebration and #DisneyWorld50

SHREVEPORT, La. -- Louisiana principal Marco French wakes up every morning before the crack of dawn to greet every single student that walks into Queensborough Elementary.

Known as 'Chancellor French by his students and fellow educators, Marco has had an impactful and life-changing effect for many of his students and on his school.

"Before I stepped foot in these doors, this school was not so welcoming, the standards were not there let's put it like that," says Marco as he walks through the hallways. "But now when you walk in, the atmosphere is contagious of love, excitement, music It instantly puts a smile on your face," he notes.

"When I look at the impact Marco has had in his community, he is an amazing principal," says Dr. Lamar Goree, the Superintendent of Caddo Parish Public Schools.

During a surprise assembly at his school, Marco and his family were surprised with a Walt Disney World Resort vacation for all of his hard work and dedication to his students.

Marco's story will be featured during "The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration" airing Sunday, Nov 28 at 7/6c on ABC. Stream next day on Hulu!

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