Gabrielle Heth came to TJ in 2017 after teaching English in Missouri public schools for eight years. She has been immersed in the Joplin community since 2000, and she has taught grades 8-11. She currently teaches 8th grade English and 11th Grade AP English Language and Composition. She coaches the Upper School scholar bowl team, and she serves as prom sponsor. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Missouri Southern State University, and she went on to pursue a Master of Arts in Education from Missouri State University before she began her career in education. She is currently studying motivational strategies for high school educators as she pursues her Educational Doctorate from Lindenwood University.