Student and Alumni Spotlights for the Education Program

Melody Patrick, Elementary Education

Name: Melody Patrick
Major: Elementary Education
Hometown: Sebastopol, MS

I chose to come to Belhaven because... of its Christian community and the Elementary Education program.

One relationship that has meant a lot to me while attending Belhaven... is my relationship with my sister. She is my roommate and surprisingly we get along well. She will be a junior in the spring so I rely on her to help me with my studies.

Because of my degree from Belhaven University... after I graduate, I plan on being a teacher at a tribal school in one of my Choctaw communities. With my Bachelor's degree, I can pursue my dream and make it a reality. I believe teaching is my calling and Belhaven is playing a big part in that.

One word to describe my experience at Belhaven: Opportunity