Melody Pierce is a junior at Arizona State University. She is receiving a degree in Journalism and Mass Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations through the Walter Cronkite program.
During her free time, Melody competes with the Miss America Organization with her platform of S.T.E.P.S. toward eating disorder recovery and awareness. She also works with the National Eating Disorder Association and spends a lot of her time volunteering around the community.
Melody was moved by Leann’s message while battling her own mental health issues and is now a fully recovered speaker of hope.