Sydney Mefford was both born and raised in Charlotte, NC and attended Union County Public Schools! She loves living in this community which is why she decided to pursue UCPS. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte for Middle Grades Education, specifically English Language Arts and Social Studies. She has one dog named Ruth Ann (rescued her from an animal shelter). She enjoys reading books, walks in the park, spending time with her family and friends, and Starbucks drinks!