Melinda Lewis teaches 1st grade at the Academy. She grew up in Fayetteville, Tennessee. Mrs. Lewis has a Bachelor’s degree from Athens State University and a Master’s degree from the University of North Alabama. Prior to joining the staff at Whitesburg Christian Academy in 2006, she taught 2nd grade at Faith Christian Academy. Mrs. Lewis is married to Dean Lewis. Melinda is an active member of her church, Legacy Church of Athens, where she plays keyboard and sings for praise team. In her spare time, she enjoys, cooking, reading, writing, horses, crafts, and playing piano and bass. Her favorite Bible verse is Jeremiah 29:11.