MR. JACQUES (JACK) LACERTE
Born May 24, 1928 in Arkansas. Received his Associate Bachelors and Masters Degree from USC. He was married but later divorced Erika LaCerte. They had one son, Lance who as of this writing is a Doctor of Psychology in Colorado. Jack started at MHS in 1961 replacing Ken Ton as Drama Coach. Through the years he also taught Stage Crafts, English and Humanities. He left MHS in 1966 to go on sabbatical but returned again in 1969 where he remained until 1972. He left to concentrate on writing and directing his first feature length film “Love Me Deadly”, starring Lyle Waggoner and Christopher Stone. He died November 3, 1988 in Los Angeles.