New principal announced for Tippecanoe Valley High School

Tippecanoe Valley High School has a new principal.

Chad Cripe is hired to fill the role vacated by Dr. Michael Bendicsen, who resigned to take a position with Fort Wayne Community Schools.

Cripe was the assistant principal at North Manchester Junior Senior High Schools prior to his arrival at Tippecanoe Valley.

Superintendent Brett Boggs is pleased with the hiring decision.

“[Cripe] brings with him a solid high school background, the ability to establish strong individual relationships, a solid work ethic, high integrity and moral values, and the dedication necessary to bring out the best in students and staff,” explained Boggs.

Cripe has a Bachelor’s in social studies from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis and a Master’s in educational administration and supervision from Ball State University. He is currently pursuing a doctorate degree from Ball State.