Melanie is the Praise Team Leader for the 9:45 Praise and Worship Service and is the Genesis Youth Choir Director. Melanie is from this area, growing up in Cornelius and graduating from North Mecklenburg High School. She then received a Bachelor degree in Music Education from Appalachian State University. Melanie is currently the choral director at Mooresville Senior High School. She has served in a few churches including Mt. Zion in the early 2000's and most recently Grace Covenant Church. Married to Ismail, together they have a son, Aiden, born in 2010. Melanie loves the beach, traveling and spending time with her family.