Melody Nix has been named principal of Burt Elementary School beginning with the 2016-17 school year. She will replace Diana Hara, who is retiring at the end of this school year.
Mrs. Nix has served as assistant principal at Barkers Mill Elementary since 2011, She previously has served as an academic coach at Ringgold Elementary and has prior experience as an elementary teacher at Ringgold, Rossview and Glenellen elementary schools in the CMCSS and in schools in Louisiana, Georgia, South Carolina, Maryland and Mississippi.
She earned both her doctorate in leadership and professional development and a master's in Educational Leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi. She was a 2015-16 selection for the advanced leadership training for assistant principals.