Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades announced Jim Huth as the principal of Bishop Luers High School.
In a statement to the school, Bishop Rhoades said, “I am very grateful that Mr. Jim Huth, assistant principal at Bishop Luers High School, has accepted the appointment as the new principal. Jim brings many strengths to this leadership role. Besides his expertise and competency in secondary education, Jim has a great commitment to Bishop Luers High School and a strong dedication and zeal for the mission of Catholic education. He possesses a great rapport with the faculty, staff, and students, as well as with parents, alumni and friends of the Bishop Luers community. I look forward to working with Jim in the years ahead to promote and serve this wonderful high school of our diocese."
Principal Huth said, “I am thrilled and feel remarkably blessed for the opportunity to lead Bishop Luers High School and the families we serve. I look forward to continuing to work with the faculty and students at Bishop Luers and to continue our mission to educate the whole child, spiritually, academically, and socially while serving God and others.”
Huth, Bishop Luers High School Class of 1981, has been the assistant principal of Bishop Luers since 2014. He was the school’s athletic director from 2012 to 2014. From 2007-2012 he was the inaugural school leader of Imagine Master Academy and Imagine School on Broadway. He also served as assistant principal of Columbia City High School in Columbia City from 1999-2007, and taught earth science, integrated science and Advanced Topic Research from 1988-1999 at Columbia City High School.
Huth holds a master of secondary administration and supervision from Indiana University. He has a bachelor of science in secondary education from Indiana University.
He brings expertise to Bishop Luers in school performance improvement, professional learning community development and the ability to work with stakeholders in challenging situations.
Huth is a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, serves on the board of the Fort Wayne Sport Club Youth Board and is a parishioner of St. Mary Mother of God Catholic Church in Fort Wayne.