Melinda grew up in Johnstown, Ohio. She obtained her Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration in 1992 from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. She continued her education at Rio Grande University for several years where she took her Elementary Education courses. She graduated from Spring Arbor University in 1999 with her Bachelor of Arts in Family Life Education. Melinda worked in the public school system in Shiawassee County before transitioning to a stay at home mom role. She has been a private tutor in the subject areas of mathematics and language arts since she was in high school. She has continued to private tutor through the present. Melinda began teaching here at LCS in 2011 as the Elementary Math Tutor. in 2015, she transitioned to her current teaching position as the Learning Specialist in the High School Learning Center. She has been heavily involved in ministry over the years. She loves sharing the good news of the Gospel of Jesus Christ with others! Pastor Dave Fulks and Melinda were married in December of 1992. They have been blessed with three children: Daniel, David-Wesley, and Mahkaylah who have all attended LCS. Dave and Melinda are currently serving the Lord at the Adrian First Church of the Nazarene.