Beaverton teen is cancer society’s Student of the Year

Beaverton teen is cancer society’s Student of the Year


HIGH SCHOOL, A LOCAL TEEN HAS EARNED A BIG HONOR ALL IN THE NAME OF CANCER RESEARCH. THE LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY NAMED HER STUDENT OF THE YEAR. IN TODAY’S POSITIVE VIBES, WE LOOK AT HER EFFORTS THAT HELPED HER RAISE MORE THAN $50,000. MOUNTAINSIDE HIGH SCHOOL FRESHMAN IS A STUDENT WITH A MISSION, TO HELP FIND A CURE FOR LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA CANCER. I FEEL LIKE IT AFFECTS SO MANY PEOPLE AND THERE IS NOT A CURE. SHE HAS KNOWN FRIENDS OF FRIENDS WHO HAD THE BLOOD CANCERS AND SHE DECIDED SHE WANTED TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. SHE COMPETED TO BE THE LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY’S STUDENT OF A YEAR. IT HIT ME IN THE HARDWARE I KNEW I WANTED TO DO IT AND HAVING THIS FUNDRAISING AND ALL OF IT DONATED IMMEDIATELY AFTER. NO MATTER WHAT WE RAISE IT ALL GETS DONATED. SHE ORGANIZED PIZZA FUNDRAISERS AND A BENEFIT SCHOOL OF ROCK CONCERT AND AN AUCTION. IN THE END SHE RAISED ABOUT $51,000, GUARDING HER THE BIG TITLE. STUDENTS LIKE HER AND ALL THOSE THAT ARE INVOLVED THIS YEAR, NEED TO BRING THEIR OWN SKILLS. RAISE WILL GO FOR RESEARCH FOR BLOOD CANCERS AROUND THE WORLD AND IN THE U.S.. IT WILL HELP PATIENTS WITH FINANCIAL SUPPORT. SHE SAYS STUDENTS WHO COMPETE FOR STUDENT OF THE YEAR RAISE A TON OF MONEY IN JUST SEVEN WEEKS. IT IS HARD TO TURN DOWN AN AMAZING HIGH SCHOOL LEADER WHO IS TRYING TO CHANGE THE WORLD. WE RAISE A TINY BIT OVER $1000 A DAY. A LOT OF PEOPLE SUPPORT US IN SO MANY WAYS. JENNY: THE MAN AND WOMAN OF THE YEAR CAMPAIGNS ARE GOING ON. THEY JUST STARTED IN MARCH. IN ALL, THE LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY IS HOPING TO

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