Linn High School
High School Sports: 4 year varsity cross country runner 4 year varsity basketball player 4 year varsity track athlete
Achievements: All-State Cross Country 2010, 2008, 2007 (3 years) All-State Track 2010- Pole Vault (2nd) 300 Hurdles(8th) 4x400 Relay (4th)/ 2009 Pole Vault (2nd) All-District Basketball 1st Team 2010/ 2nd Team 2009
Reason For Nomination: Melanie is motivated by success not only for herself but for her teammates as well.
Plans After High School: Attend Missouri Southern State University in Joplin. Earn a degree while competing on the Lady Lions indoor/outdoor track team in the pole vault and multi events.