Russellville School District Hires New Communications Specialist 

Russellville School District recently hired Samantha Ballew for the Communications Specialist position. In this position, Ms. Ballew will be incorporating communications strategies to promote Russellville School District news, events, celebrations and information. 

Ms. Ballew has been a member of the Russellville community for two years. She is a recent graduate from Arkansas Tech University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Business and Public Relations. Through her time at ATU, Ms. Ballew was a student worker for the ATU Marketing and Communications Department and created social media content for the ATU Agriculture Department. 

Ms. Ballew commented, “I am so excited to become a part of the RSD family. This school district is full of so many wonderful students, parents, faculty and staff. I have a strong passion for helping people tell their story and I’m so excited to help RSD tell their story. ” 

Ms. Ballew will be working to support the mission and vision of the district by collaborating with administrators and each school. Russellville School District news is available on social media platforms, including Facebook, as well as on the school district website. 

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