Melissa was eliminated from So You Think You Can Dance September 21, 2005.
Melissa's partners while on So You Think You Can Dance include Ryan Conferido, Artem Chigvinsev, and Jamile McGee.
Melissa's favorite male dancers are Brendan King and Gene Kelly, and her favorite female dancer is Janet Jackson.
Melissa's hardest obstacle in life was getting through high school, because she never fit in.
Melissa thinks that people would be surprised to know that she likes disco music.
Melissa thinks that her friends would be surprised to know that she dances to Barbra Stresisand.
Melissa started to dance when she was three years old.