Melissa McComas was born and raised in Charleston, WV. Her daughter is a 9th grade student at George Washington High and her son is a 7th grade student at John Adams Middle. She is a proud cougar alumni. She graduated from Capital High School in the year 2000. During high school she participated in band, JROTC, and track. She found her high school sweetheart, who also was also a Capital Cougar, and they have been married for seventeen years.
Melissa Mcomas career background is in the expanding and forever changing nursing field. She received her Bachelors in Nursing from West Virginia University in 2004 and has been a registered nurse for fifteen years. She went back to college after having two children to pursue a masters degree. In 2012, she received her Nurse Practitioner Masters Degree from Marshall University. She currently works as a full time nurse practitioner at a local free and charitable clinic that provides complete advanced medical care. She has also worked as a Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner at a local hospital.