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

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

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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