Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Gavin Lindhout
I came to the US from South Africa as part of a cultural exchange program (Visiting International Faculty or VIF) in August 2005. I met my wife Rebecca in my first year here and we were married in 2007. We have two daughters, Jozie (named after Johannesburg my home city) and Phoebe.
1990: Graduated from Mondeor High School in Johannesburg.
1994: Higher Diploma in Education, with a specialization in Physical Sciences from: The University of the Witwatersrand (Equivalent to Bachelor of Science Education).
1995 - 2001: Teaching position #1 - Science teacher at Mondeor High School in Johannesburg South Africa. Also cross country, track & waterpolo coach.
2002 - 2005: Teaching position #2 - Science teacher at Parktown Boys High School in Johannesburg South Africa. Also science department chair, cross country, track & waterpolo coach.
2005 - present: Science teacher at WHHS with National Board certification achieved in November 2010 (renewed in 2019). Cross country & swimming coach & assistant track coach.