Melissa enrolled at Salem College in Spring 2012. Her goal is to earn a bachelor of arts in communication. Melissa is currently vice president of the Fleer Leadership Council and is an active volunteer for all Fleer events. Melissa was inducted into Alpha Sigma Lambda, the national honor society for adult students in the fall of 2015. She relocated to the Winston-Salem area for a career opportunity several years ago. She is a married mother of two teenagers and has been known to bring her teenage daughter to events just to begin the exposure process of the college environment. She currently serves as the director of house operations for the local SECU house in Winston-Salem.