Anthony Barela is in his third year as the principal at Vista High School. He is very proud of Vista High School being designated an XQ Super School (the XQ award is a $10 million competitive award established to transform American high schools). As a Super School, VHS was selected from over 700 national applicants and was one of the top 10 in the nation.
Barela earned his Bachelor of Science degree in cellular and molecular biology from Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO. He earned his Master’s Degree from California State University, San Marcos, in educational administration.