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Melissa Plum started working at Lynn Road Elementary as the school social worker in 2011. She received her undergraduate degree in psychology and German as well as a Masters of Social Work from UNC-Chapel Hill. In her free time, Mrs. Plum enjoys cooking, gardening, and traveling, particularly to Germany, which is where both her parents were born and raised and where her extended family still lives.
As a child, her favorite books to read were from the Baby-Sitters Club series. She also enjoyed doing gymnastics and being a Girl Scout as a young child. From an early age, she wanted to be a veterinarian, but her desire to help children and families led Mrs. Plum to become a social worker. She is extremely passionate about supporting Lynn Road students and their families.