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Ozark City Schools Names New Lisenby Principal


Ozark City Schools would like to welcome Mr. Matt Barton to the #ONEeagle family! 

Mr. Barton has been named as principal of Lisenby Primary School. Barton is coming to Ozark from the Coffee County School System where he served as Student Services Supervisor. He holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Troy University and has over fourteen years of educational experience.

Barton comes to Ozark City Schools with seven years of elementary administrative experience. Mr. Barton’s experience includes serving as the assistant principal of Hillcrest Elementary School and the principal of Zion Chapel K-12 School.

He is married to Jennifer Barton; and they have two sons, Grayson and Jaxon. He enjoys fishing, the beach, exercising, and spending time with family. 

Mr. Barton plans to spend time at Lisenby over the next several days during the transition of leadership. Ozark City Schools will host a Principal Meet and Greet for the community to get to know their new school leader on January 5th, 2023. Stay connected to LPS and OCS websites, and social media pages for more information.