Mrs. Lawren McDermand

Mrs. McDermand graduated from West Brook High School in Beaumont, TX in 2000. She graduated from Lamar University in 2004 and received her masters in Educational Leadership in 2013 also from Lamar University. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in Educational Leadership from Stephen F. Austin State University. She has taught at Beaumont ISD and Nacogdoches ISD (grades Kindergarten-6th) and is so excited to be a Wildcat!

Mrs. McDermand is married to Dr. Rob McDermand (Sports Business Professor at SFA) and has 2 beautiful boys, Robert (age 8) and Reid (4)! She also has three fur babies, Bates, a dog that she rescued from the Humane Society, Smokey, a cat that found his way to her porch and Ginger, the official ME wildcat that now keeps her company at home. 

Mrs. McDermand is a Nacogdoches Heritage Herald, a sustainer for the Nacogdoches Junior Forum, School Board member for FUMC Preschool, actively involved in both of her children’s PTAs at their schools, and on the children’s committee for her church, First United Methodist Church in Nacogdoches. 

Mrs. McDermand loves traveling, is passionate about animals, friendships, and being with her family. Mrs.McDermand is proud to be a Mount Enterprise Wildcat and loves every child, parent and community member that enters the doors! 

Mrs. McDermand can be reached via email at


A Message from Mrs. McDermand: Fall, 2021



Mrs. McDermand
Elementary Principal


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