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Mr. Patrick Standifer

I am Patrick N. Standifer, a native of New Bern, NC and Principal Intern at Holly Ridge Middle School. I am a science teacher, who is attending North Carolina Central University for a Master’s in School Administration. As an alumnus of Fayetteville State University, I earned a Bachelors of science degree in Biology.

I have been afforded many opportunities in my educational career. I have previously taught at South Garner High School, William G. Enloe Magnet High School and Pamlico County High School. One of my favorite opportunities was traveling to Disney World to participate in a Science Exploration and the Kennedy Space Center, to learn ways to enhance the science experience in my classroom.

I enjoy teaching and enjoy learning. I believe the educational experience should be enriching and supportive. Learning is essential in life. My passions are student success and college readiness. As a husband and father of two sons, I believe that passion and love drive your purpose in life. My passions and love for learning are a part of my purpose. I live by this quote…”Aspire to Inspire, Before You Expire!”