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Melonie Rector is currently the Choral Director for Lexington High School where she is in her 34th year of education. She has been with Lexington City Schools for 18 of those years.
Prior to teaching in Lexington she taught both High School and Middle School in Virginia and Kentucky. Choirs under her direction have consistently received distinguished ratings both at the local and national levels. She has experience as an adjudicator and clinician in Virginia and Kentucky and North Carolina.
Melonie received her bachelor’s degree in music from Mars Hill College and her master’s degree in music education from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. She received her National Board certification in 2005 and is an active member of ACDA and MENC.
In 2011 she was selected as the Lexington Middle School and Lexington City School's Teacher of the Year.
She is currently President of NCSICA (North Carolina Summer Institute for Choral Art) She is an active member of the Lexington Choral Society.
Currently she resides in Lexington with her husband Phil.
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