Something Better Winter 2022

Something Better winter 2022

Blog-style electronic edition

Cover Story

2023 Missouri Teacher of the Year
Christina Melly

Missouri's 2023 Teacher of the Year Christina Andrade Melly always knew she wanted to be a teacher. 

"There was half of a semester where I thought I wanted to be a journalist, but then one day I called my mom upset and told her I just had to be a teacher," says Melly, Ritenour NEA president and high school English teacher. 

Read more of this story in the winter 2022 issue of Something Better