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The First Female Superintendent of Royse City ISD

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Rockwall, TX-June 26, 2024 – On May 28, 2024, the Rockwall County Commissioners Court was scheduled to acknowledge the unanimous approval of Dr. Amy Anderson as superintendent of schools by the Royse City ISD School Board. However, the attention of the County Commissioners shifted to dealing with the aftermath of a spring storm that brought strong winds and heavy rain to town.

Now that summer is here and we anticipate the upcoming school year, the County Commissioners would like to share the proclamation presented today by Commissioner Dana Macalik.


WHEREAS, Dr. Amy Anderson has been unanimously approved by the School Board trustees as the superintendent of the Royse City Independent School District; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Anderson holds a doctoral degree in education and a master’s from Texas A&M University-Commerce and completed her undergraduate studies at Howard Payne University; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Anderson is a knowledgeable and experienced district administrator with direct experience in fast-growing schools; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Anderson, who has been serving as the interim superintendent since the retirement of longtime superintendent Kevin Worthy in December, is now the first female superintendent in Rockwall County history; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Anderson expressed her excitement about leading Royse City ISD into the future and building a shared vision with the community for the benefit of students in the coming years; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Anderson and her husband, Tyler, are the proud parents of Cale, Ryan Ruth and Samuel.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Rockwall County Commissioners Court do hereby proclaim May 28th, 2024, as


The County of Rockwall urges all citizens to applaud Dr. Anderson as she continues the legacy of excellence in the Royse City Independent School District.

SIGNED, this 28th day of May, 2024.

Dr. Anderson is grateful for the opportunity to lead and serve the Royse City community and inspire young people to achieve their individual goals.

There’s a new top bulldog at the helm of Royse City Independent School District and she is getting to work!

Press Release: The First Female Superintendent of Royse City ISD

Submitted by: Jim Barto, Rockwall County Public Information Officer

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