High School Principal

Mr. Craig Gibbs has been teaching for over 27 years. Before becoming a principal, he taught middle school math and high school special education. He received his undergraduate degree in elementary education from Central Methodist University and his Master’s from Missouri Baptist University.

Involvement in extracurricular activities has been an important part of Mr. Gibbs’ career. He was the head baseball coach at Arcadia Valley from 1996-2000. He was the head baseball coach, head golf coach, assistant football, wrestling, basketball and softball coach for Farmington R-7 from 2000-2014.

Fun fact:
Mr. Gibbs is a high school basketball official.

What do you love most about teaching at Valle Catholic?
“I love the opportunity and ability to share Christ’s love on a daily basis with our students while guiding them through their educational journey.”

Why is Catholic education important?
“Catholic education is so important in this day and time in our society.  In a world with so much pain, suffering, and confusion for our youth, we have a wonderful opportunity to instill Catholic values and model God’s love and grace for them.”