Mrs. Russo is a graduate of Perry High School. She attended Georgia College in Milledgeville, GA. She earned bachelor's degrees in French and History. She also earned certification in secondary education and a minor in international studies. Mrs. Russo earned a scholarship through the Studies Abroad Program and spent the summer of her junior year in college in Caen, France at the University of Caen. Mrs. Russo has taught at Northside High School in Warner Robins, GA, Twiggs Academy in Jeffersonville, GA, and has been teaching at Perry High School since 1996.