CLINTON — Richard Burge, principal of Lovett Elementary School, is a National Distinguished Principal.
Burge was presented the award during a surprise presentation on Tuesday. He is the only principal in Mississippi to receive the award this year.
“Mr. Burge holds his students and teachers to a high standard of achievement, he is a strong manager and he hires only the best teachers,” Burchfield said. “What he’s doing at Lovett is a formula for success.