Melissa Marks
Melissa Marks


Durham, Conn.

High School:
Mercy High School



At Providence: Fourth year member of the cheerleading team at Providence College. Named 2011 Cheerleader Rookie of the Year. Traveled to New York City to cheer at Madison Square Garden for the Men's Big East Tournament in 2012, 2013 and 2014 and to San Antonio, Texas for the NCAA Tournament in 2014.

Before Providence: Cheered for four years at Mercy High School ... Captain her senior year ... Member of NECA All-American team with Hawaii Invitational to the Pro Bowl ... Member of the stunt group that won first in NECA Stunt Group Competition ... Team placed second in the NECA Competition ... Named UCA All-American twice ... Member of the UCA Spirit of America Team with Invitational to London and 2010 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade ... Recipient of 2008 Mercy High School Coaches Award ... Named 2007 Most Spirited Cheerleader ... Earned one varsity letters in track ... Earned High Honors all four years of high school ... Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society ... Athlete Scholar.

Personal: Born June 6, 1993 ... Daughter of Scott and Nancy Marks ... Scott Marks played baseball at Villanova and was captain of the team when they won the Baseball Big East Championships in 1989 ... Has one sister Alexa, a student at Penn State, and one brother, Scott ... Majoring in Psychology with a concentration in Business Studies.

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