South County High Students Named to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Students of the Year Campaign

School News
November 23, 2020

South County High students Katrina Clark and Meghan Pastino have been accepted as candidates in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s 2021 Students of the Year campaign. Students participating in the Mid-Atlantic Region’s annual scholarship and fundraising challenge has been nominated for their leadership, passion to find a cure for blood cancers, and involvement in the community. Students of the Year is a national seven-week challenge through which high school student leaders raise funds and awareness for the fight against blood cancers. This year’s campaign begins on January 23, 2021 and culminates with the Grand Finale on March 13, 2021.  The funds raised benefit the LLS mission: to find a cure for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families. In 2020, the Students of the Year campaign has raised more than $30.3 million across the nation, for blood cancer research, patient aid, and community outreach programs. Contact news liaison Lisa Muir at lkmuir@fcps.edu