Photo Courtesy Sears Portrait Studios
18-year-old Melinda dreams of finding a forever family and growing up to become become a preschool teacher or a chef - maybe both! She enjoys being around kids and would love to teach them to be good people. Everyone who knows her says she's smart enough to be anything she wants. Melinda has a fun and sparkling personality. She loves to cook and really enjoys macaroni and chicken. Melinda says, "I've always wanted to be a cheerleader even when I was younger." She's outgoing, kind, and generous. Melinda likes to read and excels in her French class. "I want to travel to France someday," she says. Melinda also enjoys running tracks and hopes to make the cheerleading team! When asked about finding a forever family, Melinda said, "I want a family who loves me for me. Someone that's loving, caring, and likes me for me."
Melinda also has a Little Wish. She would like to take gymnastics lessons.
If you would like more information about adopting Melinda or granting her little wish, please call the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition at 1-800-FOSTER3.