Principal:  Dr. Brandon Maxie

Mr. Maxie is in his 14th year in education and 6th year as a campus administrator. He graduated from Northwest Missouri State University in 2006 with a Bachelor's  Degree in Business Marketing. He earned his Master's Degree in Educational Technology Leadership from Lamar University. He is currently wor his Doctorate Degree from Southwestern College. He is excited to be coming back to Bussey Nation and is looking forward to a great school year.


Asst. Principal: Liz McDorman - 6th grade

Ms. McDorman is in her 11th year of education with five of those in Garland ISD. She graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Development. She attended Lamar University where she received her Master's Degree in Educational Leadership. She is very excited to be a part of Bussey Nation and looks forward to this incredible year.


Asst/. Principal: Trey Scott - 7th grade

Mr. Scott began his career in Garland ISD in 1999 as a Spanish teacher at South Garland High School. He received his MS in Educational Leadership from Texas A&M University-Commerce in 2012 and became an assistant principal at O'Banion Middle School. After spending the past three years at Hudson Middle School, he is excited to be part of Bussey Nation and looks forward to helping our students soar to excellence.


Asst. Principal: William Knuckles- 8th grade

Mr. Knuckles is in his 28th year of education with 7 of those years in Garland ISD. He graduated from the Georgia State University with a Bachelor's in Business Administration. He also attended Grand Canyon University where he received his Master's in Educational Leadership. He is excited to join Bussey Nation and looks forward to a great school year.



Guidance Department

Counselor for students with last names A - M. Gonz: Marcus Gaines

Counselor for students with last names N. Gonz through Pal: Nicole Jones

Counselor for students with last names Pan - Z: Lavashia Graham

Counselor's Secretary: Maria Beltran Lule

Support Staff

Secretary: Cyndi Underwood

Data Clerk/Registration: Cristina Hernandez

Attendance Clerk: Irma Baeza

School Resource Officer: Officer Allen

School Nurse: Sharon Clausing