Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Melissa Lyon
Earning both her undergraduate and master's degrees from Winthrop University, Mrs. Lyon taught at Finley Road for more than 31 years before coming to Oakdale. During her career, she taught students in pre-K, grades 1-4, Reading Recovery, and served as a Reading Coach.
Mrs. Lyon and her husband, Jeffrey Lyon, recently celebrated their 30th anniversary. They have been blessed with two daughters, Rebecca and Rachel. Rebecca is an Autism Interventionist with a local school district. She and her husband, TJ, have one son, Charlie. Rachel is a senior at Winthrop majoring in Family and Consumer Science. In addition to her studies, Rachel works at Winthrop and volunteers at the Museum of York County.
When she isn't teaching or researching literacy, Mrs. Lyon enjoys spending time with her family, playing and reading with her grandson, cooking with her daughters, reading, and teaching Sunday School. She and her family love to vacation in the mountains.