Leesburg Welcomes New School Principal

The City of Leesburg welcomes Dr. Patrick Galatowitsch as the newly appointed principal of Leesburg Elementary School. 

Formerly the principal at Fern Creek Elementary School in Orlando for five years and an Orange County Public Schools administrator for the past 25 years, Galatowitsch now joins Lake County Schools for the 2014-2015 school year. 

Leesburg Elementary will host a special event for the community to meet Dr. Galatowitsch and other school staff at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at 2229 South Street. For more information, call (352) 365-6308. 

Leesburg is a progressive city of more than 20,000 residents in northwest Lake County. The city government serves twice as many people with its electric, gas, water, wastewater and fiber-optic public utilities. Leesburg also is a central hub for commerce, attracting 50,000 people to work each weekday. For more information, visit www.leesburgflorida.gov.