SOCSD names Trussell as new director of athletics

Dr. Cheyenne Trussell | Photo: SOCSD

Dr. Cheyenne Trussell has been hired by the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District.

Posted: Dec. 4, 2017 1:07 PM
Updated: Dec. 4, 2017 1:07 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) – The Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District has hired Dr. Cheyenne Trussell as the district’s new director of athletics.

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The school district made the announcement Monday, December 4.

The district says Trussell was hired on a recommendation from Superintendent Eddie Peasant during a special called board meeting Monday at noon.

The Jackson State University graduate has previously served as a coach, teacher and principal. He most recently served as the Executive Director of Student Services and Activities for Hattiesburg Public Schools.

He will be introduced on Wednesday, December 6 at 2:15 p.m. at the Starkville High School library.

He replaces retiring athletic director Milton Smith. 

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