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Pasek Named RMSI Director

Krista PasekKrista Pasek, age 24 of Russell, was recently hired as the Executive Director of Russell Main Street, Inc. She began working for Russell Main Street, Inc. on March 11.

Pasek graduated from Russell High School in 2007. Upon graduation she attended the University of Kansas for a short while. She then transferred to Fort Hays State University where she graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations.

In 2012, Pasek returned to FHSU to complete her Master of Science Degree in Organizational Communication. She expects to graduate in May.

"I have always wanted to work in Russell, I was just waiting for a job that fit me," Pasek said. "I believe this job is perfect for my career goals and I am excited to have the opportunity to work at Russell Main Street, Inc."

Pasek is the daughter of Michael and Jamie Pasek of Russell. She is one of three children. She has an older sister, Joni of Russell and a younger brother, Nick of Hays. Pasek also has a number of relatives that live in the Russell area.

"I think the connection I have to Russell will be a great advantage in pushing this position to its full potential," Pasek said.

(Submitted photo and story.)

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