Larry Gates Staff Photo
Subjects Taught
AP European History, AP US History, AP World History, World History, World History Honors


B.A., University of South Carolina, 1970

J.D.  University of South Carolina, 1973

M.Ed.  Coastal Carolina University, 2005

Additional Graduate work:  Lander University; Clemson University, The Citadel, University of Maryland, University of Hawaii, 

National Board Certified Teacher

Gifted and Talented Certification

Advanced Placement Certifications:

  • United States History
  • World History
  • European History




Member of Georgetown High School Faculty since 1998.  Previously practiced law for twenty years. National Board Certified Teacher since 2003. Gifted and Talented Certified.

Social Studies Department Chair


Born, October 3, 1948, Columbia, South Carolina

Married to Linda S. Gates August 12, 1972

One son:  Larry Edward Gates III

Two Grandchildren:  Timothy (Age eleven) and Marie (Age six)