Buckaroo Spotlight: AUG 30

Highlighting the people who make our district GREAT!

The Buckaroo Spotlight is on...RUSS McCORD!

We have a great staff at BISD, and we want you to get to know them a little better!

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RUSS McCORD

What is your position with BISD?

BHS Anatomy and Physiology/Environmental


How many years have you been with Breckenridge ISD?

New employee


How many total years do you have in education?

12


Share a little bit about your family.

Sister lives in Clyde and Nephew's family lives in Baird


Where did you grow up (hometown)?

Madison, Wisconsin


If you attended or are attending college, where did you go?

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater


If you are a teacher, where have you taught previously? If you are not a teacher, what other jobs have you held prior to coming to BISD?

San Joaquin Valley College


Describe your favorite teacher growing up.

Believe that I could be successful


What was your favorite subject in school?

Chemistry


Why did you choose education as a career choice?

To give students a leg up to success


What does success look like in your classroom?

Business and Fun


What is your favorite thing about Breckenridge ISD?

Helpful and kind community


What advice do you have for students?

Live every day to the fullest.


What advice do you have for parents?

Thank you for your support


What advice do you have for a first-year teacher?

I support you


What is your ideal vacation spot?

On a cruise ship


What is your favorite quote?

There is some goodness in this world worth fighting for


What is your favorite movie?

Mars Attacks


What do you do in your spare time (hobbies, etc)?

Oil painting / Gardening / Reading


If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live? Why?


Breckenridge TX