Jacob Griffin, currently our assistant principal at Independence, will take over as principal and Clint Wolfe, currently the dean of students at Independence, will be the interim assistant principal.
Jacob Griffin has been in education for 10 years and at our school as the assistant principal for the last 6. Graduating with a bachelors in Biological Sciences Teaching from Brigham Young University, he proceeded to find his niche in the middle school setting. In 2013 Jacob graduated from Brigham Young University again, this time with a Masters of Education focusing on Educational Leadership.
Clint Wolfe has served as the Dean of Students of Independence High School for the past two years. Prior to this Clint was a school social worker for several schools in Provo City School District. He also worked as a school social worker for Summit Academy Charter School and was their district PBIS coach.
Clint earned a Masters of Social Work from Brigham Young University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. In addition to this he just finished a Masters of Educational Leadership from Southern Utah University.
Clint feels like he has the best job in the whole world working at Independence High School. He is passionate about helping students see and reach their potential. Clint feels that good relationships and strengthening families are key to helping students succeed.
We are so very lucky to have Jacob and Clint at our school and excited for them to take on their new roles!