Alyssa is usually derived from the flower alyssum. It means "alyssum" or "sanity". Other variant spellings are Elissa, Alissa, Alisa, Alysa.
Chang is the pinyin romanization of of the Chinese surname 常 .
Alyssa is a Salvatore School student witch and infamous instigator of drama among her peers. Snarky, intelligent and egotistical, Alyssa is a main character in her own mind, and never backs down from a challenge or misses an excuse to show off.