Marissa is a senior at Gilmour Academy from Rocky River, Ohio. She has a growing passion for journalism, specifically broadcast journalism, which is shown through her writing and reporting. She has gained broadcast experience through her internship at Fox 8 News over the course of three summers during high school, as well as various days throughout her school years. Marissa is interested in majoring in journalism and minoring in business when she attends college in the fall of 2019. She is also a five-time National competitor in figure skating in the discipline of Solo Ice Dance. Skills she has acquired from skating such as stage presence, dedication, organization, and perseverance will be extremely helpful in achieving her dream of pursuing broadcast journalism. Whether she is working as a producer behind the scenes or an anchor on camera, Marissa is always ready to explore deeper into the world of journalism.