Mexico Board Of Education Fills Vacant Seat During Special Session

The Mexico Board of Education has appointed Dr. Tom Allen to fill a vacant position created by Dustin Pascoe’s resignation last month.

Dr. Thomas Allen was appointed by the board in unanimous decision during a special session tonight (Monday) at Central Office.


He is a 1984 alumni of Mexico High School and retired from public education in July, 2019.

Allen spent 14 years as a superintendent, with the last 8 years in the Sullivan School District.

He also worked as a Guidance Counselor for 8 years and coached football and wrestling.

Dr. Allen is currently the head wrestling coach at the Missouri Military Academy.

Allen has been appointed to serve on the board until April when an election will be held for the seat.