WENONAH HIGH SCHOOL
Mrs. Melody Harrington
GEAR UP Birmingham Site Facilitator
Melody Harrington has had the privilege of teaching in Birmingham City Schools for over 20 years. She has taught science at both West End and Huffman High Schools. She is a dedicated educator that is fueled by her passion for helping students reach their full potential.
Mrs. Harrington earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Alabama A&M University and her Masters of Education degree from the University of Montevallo. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from Miles Law School.
Mrs. Harrington believes that giving back to the community is very important. As an active member of the Junior League of Birmingham, she strives to improve the Birmingham community through her tireless commitment to volunteering. Mrs. Harrington is a lifelong resident of Birmingham where she resides with her husband and two children.
Student Ambassador, 11th grade
My responsibilities as an ambassador: My responsibility is to lead by example, be responsible, be a great representative for GEAR UP Birmingham and to speak of opportunities for students within GEAR UP.
Why I decided to become a student ambassador: To be a voice, a leader, and for the experience.
A short fun fact about myself: I am a Pisces and I love basketball!