Sylvia Patrick is currently a 6th grade science teacher at Ft. Rucker Elementary School in Ft. Rucker, Ala. She has spent 25 years educating the children of our military families. Patrick has taught in Ft. Riley, Kan. and Ft. Richardson, Alaska. This is her 22nd year at Ft. Rucker Elementary School.

Patrick graduated in Jan. 1983 from Christopher Newport University in Virginia with a B. A. in Elementary Education. She received a Master of Education (gifted) from Troy University in Alabama.

Patrick grew up as a military child and was a military spouse. She understands the unique life-style and needs of her students and families. Her students are her priority, and she believes it is a privilege to help develop their young minds and character. She enjoys challenging her students with innovative lessons and activities, building their confidence, and making them feel successful.

Patrick has twin daughters of whom she is very proud. Amanda has also become a science teacher, and Andrea is a Captain in the United States Air Force. In her spare time, Patrick enjoys reading, traveling, and many outdoor activities.

Sylvia Patrick
6th Grade Science Teacher
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