Melissa Vecchiarelli serves as the Grade 1 teacher and additionally teaches Grade 1/2 Bible and history. She graduated from York University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Bachelor of Education from Queens University. Melissa has taught English abroad in Thailand and has just completed a two year commitment in Zambia volunteering with Village of Hope, Africa. Melissa has a passion for overseas missions and education. She enjoys serving at her church, being outside, hiking, bike riding, traveling and anything to do with art.