Photos with Melinda Neyman
Melinda Neyman was born and raised in the small town of Kittanning, Pennsylvania. Melinda comes from a line of musically talented relatives. Her Grandfather, Delbert Dodd, was an extraordinary pianist and vocalist. In his later years, he performed primarily at his church along with Melinda's grandmother, uncle, and mother. Her parents, Lisa and Scott, raised her in a Lutheran church environment where she grew up regularly attending Sunday school, Bible school, church camp, and youth group events. Read more... bell and vocal choirs. Melinda's other interests growing up were sports and dance. She began playing softball at the age of seven and still plays in her church co-ed league. At the age of seven, she also began taking dance lessons -tap, ballet and jazz- from Ms. Rita and continued to do so until her high school graduation. Total, she performed in 12 dance recitals and 12 ballets, landing the lead role of Odette in Swan Lake at age 18. Throughout her education, Melinda was consistently a distinguished honor roll student and largely involved in many school clubs. She was a member of the Key Club, section editor on the yearbook staff, a morning announcer, and a member of the TV Production/Broadcasting class. Melinda attended Indiana University and majored in Communications Media with a focus in Public Relations. On top of attending higher education, Melinda has been acting in several Independent films as well as doing some extra work, commercials, short films and web series.