About: Our Staff

We Listen.

We Act.

We Care. 

Tonya Edwards

Mrs. Edwards works in the front office at Camp Success Academy (CSA). She is married with two children, and this year is her third year working at CSA. She has an Associate's Degree in Business Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems Management. She enjoys assisting the children, parents, staff, and management team at Camp Success. She has also been a substitute teacher in Gwinnett County for over 12 years. In regards to the care program, Mrs. Edwards would like to let you know about the awesome before/after care program and full day at Summer Camp. If you have an elementary school child, please give us a call and tell a friend about our program. Thank you!

 Marie Melidor

Ms. Melidor has been working with Gwinnett County since 2006. Although she has a Bachelor Degree in Business, she enjoys working with young children. One of her favorite things about her job is watching kids learning something new. She is a lover of the performing arts. In her spare time, you can find her at the theater enjoying dance performances, concerts, or just hanging out with friends and family. Camp Success has allowed her to have the opportunity to learn new methods that inspire kids to achieve greatness. Overall, Ms. Melidor loves what she does, and she cannot wait to interact with your little ones.

Bryanna Mayers  

Ms. Mayers is one of the first grade teachers. Prior to joining the Camp Success team, she lived in California, where she graduated high school. This is also where her interest in child care and early childhood education originated. As a junior and senior at Crescent Valley High School, she was a babysitter and interning at an elementary school for children with special needs. Even as she was growing up in Elizabeth, New Jersey, her love for teaching and nurturing was there, as she constantly worked with her father's Sunday school teachers at his church. By 2020, Ms. Mayers plans to graduate Georgia Gwinnett College with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education. She hopes to one day have a school of her own so that she may provide the future generation of children a safe place to engage in learning that will impact them for a lifetime, in the educational, social, and psychological contexts. The children of this world are the future leaders and Ms. Mayers wants to support and guide them on their journeys.

Janice Russell 

Mrs. Russel is one of the Office Staff members at Camp Success, and has over 40 years working with children. She graduated Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, where she earned her license to become a school police officer. She later served as a school police for 30 years. She also graduated from Ivy Tech, where she received a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential for Early Childhood Development. In addition, she is the owner and operator of KidStop Learning Center Safe Haven for 12 years.

Mr. Jarvis 

Mr. Jarvis is a 24 year old graduate from Albany State University, where he received his Bachelor's degree in Health and Human Performances. During his college years, he participated in track and field as a relay sprinter. He has won multiple awards from his track and field performance, such as a SIAC Conference Championship in 2017, and he is a two time 4x100m relay SIAC Champion. Mr. Jarvis plans on working with children from 5 - 18 as a Physical Education teacher and also as a track sprint. Also, something interesting about Mr. Jarvis is that he is training for a chance to compete in the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, France. 

Ms. Julia

Ms. Julia is a junior at Georgia Southern University, where she plans to earn an Early Childhood Education degree. Besides from attending school, she owns a small bracelet business. In Ms. Julia's free time, she likes to hang out with her friends and family, write, and read. 

Mrs. Knowles

Mrs. Knowles graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University, where she majored in Psychology and Human Relations. She lives in Atlanta, GA with her husband and is a childcare provider, daycare owner, and foster parent. She has also been a Christian counselor for over 10 years. 



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