Welcome to Marissa ~ The One and Only
Looking for a place to stay, eat or shop? Click here for a listing of the facilities available in Marissa. We have the unique distinction of being the only town in the United States named Marissa.
Located in southeastern St. Clair County, Illinois, Marissa is just three miles from the new World Shooting and Recreation Complex in Randolph County. Visitors are invited to experience our hometown friendliness while shopping, dining or staying in Marissa.
Marissa Chamber Awards Scholarships
Marissa Chamber of Commerce awarded scholarships to two high school seniors from Marissa Junior/Senior High School at graduation on Friday, May 29. Brooke Inman and Samuel Scheid each received a $1,000 scholarship to be used at the college of their choice. Scholarship candidates are required to submit a proposal for opening a business in Marissa and each undergoes an interview by the Scholarship Committee.
Brooke is the daughter of Beth Inman and James Inman, both of Marissa. She plans to study Nursing at SWIC and SIU-Edwardsville. Samuel is the son of Janel and Jerry Juenger of Marissa and Derrick Scheid of Freeburg. He will attend Blackburn College in the fall where he plans to major in Environmental Biology, with a Chemistry minor. Brooke and Samuel have both received high honors awards throughout high school and took part in many extracurricular activities. Samuel was a member of FFA, Math Team, Scholar Bowl, FCA and National Honor Society. Brooke played Volleyball, Basketball and Softball and was a member of Band, National Honor Society and Student Council. Marissa Chamber of Commerce is honored to present scholarships to these deserving students!
Scholarships were presented by Chamber member Vance Veil from Heil-Schuessler Funeral Homes. Congratulations to all graduates of Marissa Senior High School Class of 2015!