Len Lastinger Primary

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Formerly Lake Drive Elementary, Len Lastinger Primary School was renamed after long-time band director, Len Lastinger.  
 
Born in Adel, Georgia, Len Lastinger taught for 34 years, including 24 years at Tift County High School. He was a charter member of Phi Beta Mu. Lastinger's Tift bands performed at the Orange and Gator Bowls and marched in the Gasperilla Parade. A music scholarship in his honor is presented each year at Tift County High School, Tifton citizens declared Lastinger Appreciation Day as a special tribute to him.
 
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  • Enrollment: 453 students
  • Certified Staff: 45
  • Paraprofessionals: 20