Assistant to the Head of School and Director of Summer Programs
731-664-0812 ext. 146
Melissa Zerfoss received a bachelor of business administration degree in management from the University of Mississippi. She has worked for many years as a Human Resources Administrator for several Fortune 500 companies, such as Georgia Pacific and Toro. She also has worked in office administration for the City of Olympia, Washington.
“My goal in this position is to work hard to build a productive and positive relationship with each student, parent, faculty, and staff member.”
She and her husband, Matt, a1990 USJ graduate, have two sons, Nick and Zach.
Two USJ Seniors, Elisa Kapunan and Anika Mahajan, have been recognized as Semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. Approximately 16,000 students in the nation received Semifinalist recognition last week out of over 1.5 million entrants. The Semifinalist pool represents less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors. Only two...Read More
Faculty Spotlight: Tina Plunk This year, Tina Plunk joins the University School of Jackson faculty with over 30 years of experience teaching and will serve as the Upper School Math Department Chair. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Master of Arts in Teaching with a focus...Read More
Faculty Spotlight: Jimmy Glosson Jimmy Glosson, a.k.a. Señor Glosson, is entering his 23rd year of service at University School of Jackson, where he is Chair of World Languages and Cultures and leads study abroad programs to Costa Rica and Spain. He holds a BA in...Read More
The University School of Jackson announces alumna Deirdre Sallee Hatcher as the new Middle School Girls Basketball Coach. Deirdre is a 1996 graduate of University School of Jackson and former Lady Bruin, who was selected as an All-State athlete while at USJ. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology...Read More