Macon East Academy 6th grade student, Marissa Robledo was recently recognized as an outstanding member of the Montgomery Amateur Radio Club.  At age 11, Marissa was named 1st runner up for the Alabama Outstanding Youth Ham Award at the American Radio League’s event in Huntsville.  During the past year she has given satellite demonstrations to various clubs and organizations and is considered to be an excellent ambassador for amateur radio.  Marissa is one of 3 local student members of the Montgomery Amateur Radio Club who received awards for outstanding amateur radio skills during recent local and national competitions.