Mel has been married to Mary Elgersma for 43 years. All four of our children graduated from SCCHS and then scattered all over the continent. Mel has been the custodian at SCS since 1998 and Mary has helped him since 2009. They attend Oostburg CRC and are active in church music. Mary and Mel raise small birds and manage the aviaries at Pine Haven Communities as well as the aviary at SCS. Other hobbies include organ playing, gardening, and photography. Mel is committed to Christian education and excited to see the vision of SCS becoming a reality.