Melissa Martinez is one of Centenary’s nursery workers and has held this position for the past six years. Along with being a nursery worker, Melissa is also currently a dance instructor and professional company member at the Latin Ballet of Virginia and a children’s dance instructor at Shady Grove YMCA. Melissa has obtained a degree from the Virginia Commonwealth University in Early Elementary Education. Originally born in Brooklyn, New York, Melissa was raised in Henrico, Virginia and attends St. Michaels Catholic Church. She has two daughters, Kyria and Karisia, and in her spare time enjoys dancing and relaxing with her daughters. Melissa loves working with children and her Centenary family, and she looks forward to seeing Centenary grow and to help the children’s ministry expand.