A native of Broken Bow and currently residing in Oklahoma City, Dr. Sidney Carter spent all twelve years of his public school education in the Broken Bow segregated system, graduating as the valedictorian of his class in 1962. He attended Langston University where he played basketball for the legendary Coach C. Felton "Zip" Gayles and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education. He attended Central State University from 1972-1974, earning a Master’s of Education in Guidance and Counseling. He earned a Doctor of Education degree from Oklahoma State University in 1991, majoring in Adult and Continuing Education. Sidney taught in the Oklahoma City Public School system and served as an administrator at Rose State College, Midwest City, for 29 years. He currently serves as the Assistant to the Superintendent for Human Resources at Metro Technology Centers in Oklahoma City. Sidney is a Vietnam Veteran who served four years in the United States Air Force from 1967 to 1971. He is married to Barbara Ann Carter, and they have four children. Sidney and his wife Barbara are the proud grandparents of four beautiful grandchildren: Noah Anthony Carter, Tatum Elizabeth Carter, Jude Abrham Carter, and Isaac Allan Del Rio Carter.