Russell Cox, Board Member

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Russell “Rusty” Cox has served as a member of the Melissa Schools Board of Trustees since 2015.

Rusty and his wife, Whitney have been married for almost 15 years and have five children, Paxton, 11, Mackey, 10, Kirby, 7, Shepherd, 6, and Neeley, 4.

Rusty graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He works as an Account Manager for FM Global, where he has been for the last 15 years.

Rusty has traveled to 22 different countries for work. He has run the chains for two Cowboys games and two Texas A&M football games. He says he lives and dies with the Aggies, and the past few years have been rough.

What makes Melissa Schools a special time in a special place? “Melissa ISD is the perfect combination of kids, teachers, administration and families. When you dream of a place to settle down, you dream of a feeling of community and pride. Melissa ISD has been a dream come true.”

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