Teacher spotlight: Melanie Blount
In the Spotlight
Melanie Blount is a second-grade teacher at Woodleaf Elementary School.
Years teaching: 22 years
Family: Husband, Steve, and his sons, Michael and Boo
Favorite food: French cuisine
Favorite color: Blue
Favorite TV show: “A Chef’s Life” on PBS
Favorite book: “To Kill a Mockingbird”
Favorite movie: “Bringing Up Baby”
Favorite sport or team: Auburn Tigers
Hobbies: Kayaking, cycling and cooking
Dream vacation: Banff, Canada
Prized possession: My dog Moses
Actor who would star in the movie of my life: Sandra Bullock
Hidden talent: I have a unique way of whistling.
Motto: “Let’s get busy. We’re burning daylight.” It is a simple reminder to make the most of every day.
Three words that describe me: Imaginative, positive and humorous
Who inspires you: My parents, David and Jacquelin Hagler
Greatest Accomplishment: Receiving my National Board certification
Favorite quote: “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi