St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School • 923 18th Street • Bedford, IN 47421 • 812-279-2540 •

Our Mission & Philosophy

Mission Statement

For over 100 years, St. Vincent de Paul School has served the Catholic Community of Lawrence County and people of all faiths from surrounding communities. Our mission is to provide an education of outstanding academic excellence within the context of our faith. We develop the spiritual, academic, social, and emotional potential of all our children in preschool through eighth grade, and foster their God given talents, that they may be faith-filled, productive members of society.

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About Our Teachers

Our Teachers

As with our students, we also take great pride in our teachers…

Principal — Mrs. Teresa Underwood
Preschool — Mrs. Millie Castagnier
Kindergarten — Mrs. Jessica Guetig
Grade 1 — Ms. Jennifer Solari
Grade 2 — Mrs. Bonnie McFarland
Grade 3 — Miss Chelse Carnes
Grade 4 — Mr. Bob Stipp
Grade 5 — Miss Cari Weibel
Grade 6 — Mrs. Sarah Ralston
Grade 7 & Physical Education — Mr. Ben Stellwagen
Grade 8 — Mrs. Kelly Grimes
Art — Mrs. Jean Sowders
Elementary Music — Miss Deidre Pitman
Middle School Religion, Music & Band — Mr. Justin Wedgewood

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Contact Us

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School

923 18th Street

Bedford, IN 47421

Phone: 812-279-2540

Fax: 812-276-4880


*All purchases must be in writing on a purchase order check request form, signed by both the Principal and the Priest, and presented to the bookkeeper for payment. We do not approve any purchases over the phone.





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