School: Livingston Elementary School
School District: Newton County Schools
City, State: Covington, Georgia
About the Nominee: Dr. Patrick Carter is the principal at Livingston Elementary School. Parents in the school community say they are very proud that their children get to learn and grow under his wing. He is caring, compassionate and has a big heart. Dr. Carter makes sure his students are learning as much as they can and makes sure they have the resources to do so. He makes learning fun for them, and he also makes parents feel welcome. Dr. Carter is proud to call the students, staff and parents of the LVES community one big family. If a parent has any issues or concerns, he addresses them right away. Parents feel completely safe sending their children to school because they know their children will be protected. He takes time to each student's needs are met.