The second-grade students in room 20 at Lindbergh Schweitzer Elementary can now call their teacher either Mr. Patton or Mr. City Councilman. Bobby Patton is the newly elected council member for Imperial Beach. Running for office proved to be a learning experience for himself and his students.
“My students definitely learned about the voting and campaigning process,” said Patton. "They learned it takes a lot of hard work, that you need to give 125 percent in all that you do, be fair and kind to everyone, and win or lose, it is a great learning experience."
Patton will continue teaching at Lindbergh Schweitzer where he has been 20 years, all at Lindbergh Schweitzer, and is a perfect role model for his students. Not only does he teach about serving for the greater good in his classroom every day, he exemplifies the importance of serving one’s community. The students and staff at Lindbergh Schweitzer are very proud of his accomplishment.
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