Meet the Make The Play for Healthy Habits finalists: Marissa Orzame

Marissa OrzameMarissa Orzame

Age: 13

Grade: 7th

School: Boulan Park Middle School in Troy

Hometown: Troy, Mich.

About Marissa:

  • Marissa is a straight-A student and has the unique distinction of being the only person selected as a “Make the Play” finalist two years in a row. A dancer since the age of four, Marissa’s video encourages Michigan residents to get healthier by challenging each other to a “dance battles.”
  • Marissa accumulated her video footage, which includes her dancing with her brother at Somerset Mall and participating in a flash mob, over the past year, with the intent using it for the video contest.
  • She attends seven different dance classes, 13 hours a week, and enjoys sharing her love of dance with others.  She hopes her video will inspire others to get dancing, while reminding people that exercise can be fun.
  • Marissa was lucky enough to meet Matthew Stafford last year when she was a finalist. She hopes to win the contest this year so that everybody at her school can share in the excitement and experience of meeting him too.

Vote for her video here. 



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