Gymnast Wins State Medals Four Years in a Row
Marissa Cobuzio is this week's Kinnelon-Butler Patch Whiz Kid.
Kinnelon-Bloomingdale Patch Whiz Kid: Marissa Cobuzio
- Age: 14
- School: Walter T. Bergen School
- Accomplishment: Marissa won top medals in a New Jersey state gymnastics competition for the past four years.
- Key To Awesomeness: Aside from training 16 to 20 hours per week while also being involved with many school activities, Cobuzio's dedication and motivation are key to her success in being awarded the medals. "I am very determined, and no matter what challenge is presented to me, I work to overcome and succeed, as I prepare for competition," said Cobuzio. When she is not training for gymnastics competitions, Cobuzio also helps her community by volunteering at the Bloomingdale Animal Shelter each week. Cobuzio is involved with her school, her community and is a dedicated athlete, making her an all around awesome whiz kid.