Mr. Gwyn Roop

Phone: 828-396-3457


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Western Carolina University Master of Arts in Middle School Education from Appalachian State University Master of School Administration from Appalachian State University

Mr. Gwyn Roop


My name is Gwyn Roop.  I am serving in my eighth year as principal at Dudley Shoals Elementary.  GO EAGLES!!

I am a native of Grayson County, Virginia.  

I have worked as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal for over 20 years in Caldwell County.  During this time, I have worked at West Lenoir Elementary, South Caldwell High, Horizons Elementary, and now Dudley Shoals Elementary.  

After graduating from Northwest Ashe High, I furthered my education at Wilkes Community College, Western Carolina University, and Appalachian State University.  

I was named the 2013 NC D.A.R.E. Officers Association Educator of the Year.

I am a member of the Granite Falls Rotary Club.  

I am proud to serve and be a part of the Dudley Shoals Community!