Gem State Adventist Academy Welcomes New Vice Principal

Gem State Adventist Academy (GSAA) has announced the appointment of Don Perkins as its new vice principal for finance. Perkins has served academies for 24 years, as boys’ dean, business manager, vice principal, and principal.

His mother, a teacher for 35 years, taught him the value of quality education, and after he graduated from Cedar Lake Academy, Perkins earned a degree in business from Walla Walla College. He then went on to receive a master’s degree in school administration at East Stroudsburg University.

His wife of 27 years is the former Sue Grubbs. They have seven children, two grandsons, and are expecting two granddaughters. In his free time, Perkins enjoys reading, sports, and computers. •

August 01, 2002 / Idaho Conference