Melanie is from Houston, Texas and is studying athletic training. She also has a Spanish minor. She plans to pursue a master’s degree after graduation.

In addition to being an SHP ambassador, Melanie is a Brooks scholar and has been a mentee for PUMP (Peer Undergraduate Mentoring Program), a collaborative program between Academic Retention Services, the Fellowships Office, and the Honors College to share success strategies. In her free time, Melanie enjoys listening to music and spending time with family.

“I love Mizzou because it truly feels like home away from home with my second family,” she says.

What’s your favorite place on campus?

My freshman dorm! College Avenue

What’s been your favorite Mizzou moment?

Midnight BBQ, it was so much fun interacting with all the Mizzou students.

Why should students choose Mizzou?

Mizzou is so much more than a school. It’s honestly a family and you feel the bond immediately. Mizzou also nurtures its students and produces adults with amazing careers and bright futures.

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What has been your favorite class so far?

AT Skills 1 with Keith Belmore

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