Phone: (803) 564-1000


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's of Education in Early Childhood Master's of Education in Early Childhood National Board Certified

Ms. Melesia Farkas

Hi! My name is Melesia Farkas and I am a third grade teacher at Busbee Elementary. I began my career at Ridge Spring-Monetta Elementary School teaching first grade in 1985. After teaching first grade for seven years, I transfer to Busbee Elementary where I taught second grade for seventeen years. At that point, I was moved to third grade and that's where you can find me now. However, this year you will find me starting the year off as the third grade virtual teacher. A new experience for us all!

Teaching is not just a job for me but a calling. It is my passion. I believe that all of the students in my class can exceed all expectations with the right motivation and push. I am a product of the Wagener schools so I know great things can come from this area!

I graduated with my BA in Early Childhood from Columbia College in 1985. I choose Columbia College because it was my mother's almamater, and it was cummuting distance from home. I later obtained my Masters of Education from USC. I am also National Board certified. I am currently beginning my 36th year of teaching.

I was born and raised in Perry, South Carolina. I am the youngest of the three children born to Hubert and Margie Blizzard (also known as the "funeral home people"). My brother continues to run the family business and my sister is the art teacher here at Busbee/Corbett.


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