Get to know…Melodie Griffin


Melodie Griffin

Age: 41.

Spouse: Kerry Griffin.

Children: Christian, 22; Danysha, 18; Zachary, 17.

Occupation and place of work: Administrative assistant for Sunnyside School District food services.

My favorite part of the Yakima Valley is… the local produce and seasons...spring and summer are my favorite.

When I was a child, I wanted to grow up to be... a movie star.

First job I ever had was… a paper route for the Daily Sun News at age 11.

If a movie was made of my life, the actor/actress I’d want to play me is... Jessica Biel.

The best gift I ever received was... a black onyx bracelet from my mom.

The best piece of advice I ever received was... “Seize the moment - carpe diem.”

My favorite dessert is... vanilla ice cream.

One of my most memorable moments, besides getting married or having children was... coaching dance for SHS and winning the State title and Coach of the Year.

If I could witness any event past, present, or future, I would want to see... Michael Jackson in concert.

I’d love to learn how to... play the piano.

The furthest I have been away from home is when I went to... Dallas, Tex. to visit family.

My favorite leisure activity or hobby is... hanging out with my family and barbecuing.

If I didn’t have to worry about money, I’d spend my time... traveling, seeing the world.

The one word that best describes me is... expressive.

If I could change one thing about myself it would be... I love who I am and I am proud to be me!


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