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Gunter ISD Welcomes New High School Principal

Gunter, TX— 6/29/2022 — Gunter ISD is excited to have named Mr. Josh Barton as the Gunter High School Principal. Mr. Barton comes to us from Gilmer High School where he has served as the Assistant Principal for the past 5 years.

Mr. Barton earned his Bachelor’s degree from Texas State University where he was a member of the football team and his Masters in Educational Administration from Texas A&M University Commerce. In his educational journey, he has served as a principal, assistant principal, athletic director, head football coach, and coach/teacher.

Mrs. Heather Barton will also be joining the Gunter Tigers at Gunter Elementary. Mrs. Barton earned her Bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University where she was a member of the softball team. In her educational journey of 9 years, she has served as an elementary school teacher, assistant softball, and head softball coach.

We are also excited to welcome 6th grader, Tristan Barton and 5th grader Aaron Barton.