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November's skater of the month is 'a joy to teach'

11-year-old Marnie Martell also enjoys math, art and running; Ben Anderson also recognized for his efforts

Marnie Martell is 11 years old and a member of the Orillia Figure Skating Club. She is currently working on Star 6 skills, 14 step dance and Star 3 freeskate.

Marnie also enjoys sewing, art, math and running with Girls Strong. She has an energetic, bubbly personality and is a joy to teach.

She is taught by Susan Scott.


Ben Anderson is also a member of the Orillia Figure Skating Club and is October's skater of the month. He is a very talented 6-year-old with lots of energy and dedication.

He will compete this year at the Star 4 freeskate level. He is currently working on Star 4 skills and swing dance.

Ben also excels in lacrosse and enjoys swimming with his little brother and big sister in his spare time.

He is coached by Susan Scott and Markus Leminen.