Melanie joined the Harrison County Superior Court Probation Department in November 2013.
The letters of support sent on Melanie’s behalf for this award state that Melanie has distinguished herself as a person with enthusiasm and a passion for guiding clients to a better path. She is appropriately stern with her clients while being compassionate.
A client who reported to Melanie’s office under the influence of alcohol and who was held accountable by her sent a letter to her, thanking her for how she helped him to get back on the road to sobriety.
Melanie is a self-starter, takes initiative, and routinely asks her Chief PO for more work to gain experience. Her Chief describes her as “outstanding.”
A co-worker of Melanie stated, “She will definitely be Probation Officer of the Year next!”
Congratulations to Melanie for her selection as Rookie Probation Officer of the Year.