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Meet the Lightning Girls: Marissa

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning


School: St. Petersburg College

Major/Minor: Biomedical Sciences

Five things you can’t live without: water, food, mom, beach, music

Long term career goal: Orthodontist

Something you’ve always wanted to learn? To learn to speak Russian.

Hobbies: running, dancing, or skating

Favorite Quote: Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.

Favorite Movies: Despicable Me

Favorite Books: Harry Potter series

Favorite healthy meal? chicken and broccolli

What do you do to stay in shape? I love to go running when it's nice out or just by going to the gym and doing cardio.

Person/people you admire most? Why? My mother because she is the most beautiful person I know inside and out.

Best thing about being a Tampa Bay Lightning Girl? All the fans I get to interact with. They really are a blast to talk to.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years? In dental school.

Most interesting experience you have had as a Lightning Girl? Play-offs during the 2010-2011 season.

Something most people don't know about you: I have a black belt in Tae-Kwan-Do, and I am hispanic.

Three words that describe you:
energetic, goofy, and determined

Most embarrassing moment: I fell off my chair in the middle of a lecture during class one day. Everyone must of thought I was crazy!

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