6-8; Science

Brendan Samples graduated from Valle Catholic in 2016. He graduated from Missouri State University in December of 2021 with a B.S. in Education. He began his teaching career at Valle in January 2022, teaching fourth and fifth grade science and social studies. He currently teaches science in the middle school.

Fun facts:
I coach baseball and football at Valle, as well as coach American Legion baseball in the summer. When I am not coaching, I enjoy watching sports or even playing some. I enjoy spending time in the woods hunting, or fishing on a lake. I won six state championships while playing in high schoo,l and I have coached two state championship winning teams. 

What do you love most about teaching at Valle Catholic?
“I love the family culture we have built at Valle Catholic. Having small class sizes and getting to know each one of the students personally has huge benefits. Valle Catholic is a very tight knit community and I am blessed to be apart of it. The relationships you build here are second to none.”

Why is Catholic education important?
“Helping our students develop a deep relationship with our Lord is part of our mission. Seeing them understand our faith and living for something greater than themselves by walking in the path of God is truly rewarding.”