ccraymondMr. Carter C. Raymond was educated in the public Schools of New Orleans. He received his training as an educator from Leland University. He taught public  School in Darrow, LA for four years, Homeburg, LA for one year, and then was called to be principal at the Cheneyville Public School.

Mr. Raymond taught there for five years before becoming principal at the public school in Lecompte, LA where he served for six years. This was the largest school for colored children in Rapides parish outside of Alexandria. Professor Raymond also served as principal in McNary and was held in high regard throughout central Louisiana. In efficiency, patriotism, devotion to the highest interest of his race, intense loyalty to the church, he had no peers. As a writer, he was fluent yet cogent, smooth yet forceful, graceful and yet vigorous. He was in demand as a public speaker. He not only worked to advance the moral and educational qualifications of the children in his charge, he also strenuously endeavored to better the community life of all people.