Pictured: TMS Principal, Mrs. Kirsten Harper

About the Principal…
Kirsten Harper came to Tunstall Middle School in 2018 after being the assistant principal at Gretna Middle School for one year and the assistant principal at Tunstall High School for nine years. Previous to her becoming an administrator she taught at Westwood Middle School, Bonner Middle School, and Tunstall Middle School.

Mrs. Harper grew up in Danville, VA and graduated from George Washington High School in 1993. She then received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Virginia Tech in 1997. In 2004, she received her Master of Science Degree in School Leadership and Administration from Longwood University.

Mrs. Harper lives in Danville with her husband and daughter. She enjoys reading, amusement parks, and trips to the beach.

Jennifer Gibson, Assistant Principal

Pictured: TMS Assistant Principal, Mrs. Jennifer Gibson

Meet Mrs. Gibson:
Jennifer Gibson came to Tunstall Middle School in 2020 after being assistant principal at Kentuck Elementary. Previous to her becoming an administrator, she taught elementary school for twenty years.

Ms. Gibson grew up in Danville and graduated from Tunstall High School. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in English and History from Old Dominion University. She then earned a Master Degree in Middle School Education from Old Dominion University. In 2007, she earned another Master Degree in Reading Specialization from Averett University. In 2017, she earned her administrative certificate from Longwood University.

Ms. Gibson lives in Pittsylvania County with her husband and two sons. She enjoys reading.