Position: School Secretary
School: A. W. Watson Junior Elementary School
School District: Claiborne County Public School District
City, State: Port Gibson, MS
Melenika Dotson was nominated by a colleague, Dina Scott.
Ms. Dotson makes a difference in the lives of the students and adults she encounters on a daily basis. She goes above and beyond the call of duty to create a nurturing environment in the front office for the 700+ students in her school's care. From treating minor bumps and bruises to calling parents to confirm changes in transportation, she does her job effortlessly and always maintains a professional demeanor. Even when the office is full of students and adults who need answers to their questions instantly, Ms. Dotson remains the epitome of grace under pressure and does it all with a smile.