The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.

Meet Your Neighbors

by Jessica Boyle, Quill Staff


Chad and Melissa Burt

Meet your neighbor, Chad and Melissa Burt, both born in Burlington, IA and have lived in La Harpe all of their lives.

Chad graduated from La Harpe High School in 1986. Melissa graduated from La Harpe in 1985 and Monmouth College in 1989, where she majored in Elementary Education.

She works at West Prairie Elementary School as a music teacher.

Chad works as a Factory Manager at Methode in Golden. He has been employed there for seventeen years and is also a volunteer fireman and a Mason at the Masonic Lodge in La Harpe.

Chad and Melissa have three kids: Cassidy, who will be in 8th grade, Marlie, who will be in 5th, and Jonah, who will be in 3rd at La Harpe.

In their "spare" time, they enjoy attending their children's sporting events. Melissa enjoys singing and has sung many specials for her church and community and has a gospel CD "Fulfilled". The famiily attends the Union Church in La Harpe. They like living in La Harpe because of the small town community feeling.