Nov. 10, 2014 03:15 PM

In the LPSB's lone runoff race in District 1, candidate Mary Morrison should be a shoo-in, especially given a series of recent social media comments by her competition, "Coach" Don Gagnard.

District 1 candidate Mary Morrison will face off against "Coach" Don Gagnard in a runoff on Dec. 6

In the LPSB's lone runoff race in District 1, candidate Mary Morrison should be a shoo-in, especially given a series of recent social media comments by her competition, "Coach" Don Gagnard.

As The IND previously reported, Gagnard was arrested in 2003 for stalking and again in 2004 for violating a protective order - both charges eventually dropped by DA Mike Harson's office. Gagnard tells The IND he was framed by a jealous husband.

But now he's taken to questionable behavior on Facebook.

Morrison has established herself as a candidate with ideas, focusing her campaign on improving education for all students, especially those from low socio-economic backgrounds. Yet, the district that brought us Mark Allen Babineaux  - who fought former Superintendent Pat Cooper and the Turnaround Plan at every turn - saw Morrison take only 44.57 percent of the vote Nov. 4, which wasn't enough to ensure victory, pitting her in a runoff with Gagnard, a former school system employee who was able to capture 36.6 percent of the District 1 vote.

Gagnard's recent Facebook posts definitely call into question his ability to equally represent all the children of the Lafayette Parish School System (and he makes it clear the students in low-performing schools will not be his priority), but we'll let you be the judge.

Here's a sample of what he said: