Meet The Principal

Andrea Rusk, Principal

Andrea Rusk is the principal at Brainerd High School.  This is her ninth year as principal and previously served as a Dean of Students and Assistant Principal at BHS.  She proudly touts Brainerd as the best place in the world to live with it's beautiful geographic area and community people who are hard working, genuine, and committed to quality education for all students.    

Ms. Rusk has educational degrees from the University of St. Thomas and Saint Mary’s University.  Prior to moving to Brainerd she taught high school social studies and coached in her hometown of Milaca, Minnesota. 

She loves serving students in our community and feels her greatest responsibility is to prepare all students to be college or career ready after graduation.  Student success fuels her enthusiasm for education with relationships at the core of her leadership



Andrea Rusk

David Frank, Assistant Principal

David Frank is an Assistant Principal at Brainerd High school. He has 32 years of experience in the Brainerd school system. He really enjoys working in the town and school that he grew up in and attended as a student.  He has degrees from the University of Minnesota Morris, and two from St Cloud University. 

He enjoys being a part of a team that works hard at creating a safe, supportive, learning environment at BHS. 

Little known fact:  Mr. Frank is a speed junky.  He loves fast cars, motorcycles, boats and snowmobiles.



David Frank

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