Marley DeRigo, 17 years old, has been training at Heimberger's Martial Arts since the age of 2 and achieved her First Degree Blackbelt at the age of 11. The discipline and athleticism acquired from her continuous martial arts classes, helped Marley to excel in playing the violin, competitive gymnastics, and cheerleading.
At 14, she was able to combine her love for teaching younger children with her passion for martial arts to begin instructing at Heimberger's Martial Arts. That same year, year she earned her Second Degree Blackbelt.
Currently, Miss DeRigo is a junior at Wharton High School and she is involved in several extracurricular activities such as NJHS, Beta Club, Key Club, Varsity Cheerleading, Varsity Flag Football, and Varsity Pole Vaulting.