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Melinda Otwell

Hi! Welcome to CREATE! I am Melinda Otwell. I graduated with a Bachelor's of Science from the University of Southern Mississippi in May of 2012 with endorsements in Reading, Math, Science, and Social Studies. During the 2012-2013 school year, I was named the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Rookie Teacher of the Year. I graduated with a Master of Education in August of 2017 with a focus in Gifted Educatiion. I have taught Kindergarten and First Grade for 7 years at Jeff Davis Elementary and was named Teacher of the Year for the 2018-2019 school year.  I am excited to be on this journey with you as we grow and develop not only our brains, but also friendships and character traits that will last a lifetime!
Last Modified on March 10, 2020