Navigation Links
Scholarship Winners Announced For United Cancer Survivors of America, Inc.
Date:5/1/2013

(PRWEB) May 01, 2013

United Cancer Survivors of America, Inc. announced their college scholarship winners of both of their programs today. One program is called Athletes Kickin’ Cancer. The scholarship goes to a senior high school athlete who has fought the battle of cancer sometime during their four years of high school. These athletes are nominated by their high school coaches and do plan to continuing playing their sport in college. The other program is called Students of Survivors. This scholarship is given to a senior high school student who has had a parent to fight the battle of cancer sometime during their four years of high school. What makes this ladder program unique is that they give financial gift to the cancer surviving parent of the scholarship winner.

The 2013 Champion of Life college scholarship winner for Athletes Kickin’ Cancer is Lidia Frias of Iola-Scandinavia High School, in Iola, Wisconsin. She is multi sport athlete who was diagnosed with thyroid cancer and underwent radiation treatments from middle school through her sophomore year. Lidia was named volleyball first team ALL-conference and spent the last 4 years helping to build a strong volleyball program. She set up summer leagues and mentored and coached elementary school-aged athletes. She was nominated by her high school volleyball coach, Charmaine Schreiber. Lidia will continue her volleyball career at the University of Wisconsin - Platteville.

The 2013 Students of Survivors S.O.S. college scholarship award is Tyler Grove of Lincoln Christian High School, in Lincoln, Nebraska. Tyler’s Mother, Karen, was diagnosed with Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma when Tyler was five years old. It was stage IV sarcoma and had spread to her lungs, heart and trachea. She has suffered sixteen surgeries including three open heart surgeries to remove cancer from her heart along with numerous types of chemo-treatments and 100 radiation treatments. She currently has three more cancerous tumors in her heart and undergoing chemo. Over the years, Tyler has maintained a high GPA with strong involvement in his church and community. He has also been a state-level competitor in athletics, music, and drama. He has a 9 year old sister whom his parents adopted from Haiti. Tyler will attend and play tennis for LeTourneau College, in the Fall. He attributes his successes to his parent’s strength and support and, his Mother always telling him to honor God, work hard and have fun. Tyler was nominated by two teachers, Lucas Megrue and Anita Rohlfs.

Scholarship winners are pictured on the home page of http://www.UnitedCancerSurvivorsofAmerica.org. They will also be featured on their state’s page. Just click on the perspective states to view current and past scholarship winners. Local businesses are encouraged to sponsor winners from their state by purchasing an ad to be placed on their state’s page. This sponsorship campaign is something new the nonprofit has just started to help raise funds. Patricia Lee, Founder-President says, “It is heartwarming to know there is so much courage and strength out there and that these young people are fighting hard to have a successful future against so many odds. It is my privilege and honor to help these athletes and students reach their goals.”

United Cancer Survivors of America, Inc. is located in Birmingham, Alabama. It is a unique Nationwide nonprofit that provides college scholarships and additional assistance to enrich the lives of those who have survived and been affected by cancer. They are supported by individual donations, businesses, http://www.CharityAuctionBay.com, and their SOS Music Fest with returning bands such as EveryDay But Friday.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10690126.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. First recipients of AcademyHealths Presidential Scholarship announced
2. Penn Dental Medicine receives $1.5 million grant to support student scholarships
3. Student-athletes could lose eligibility, scholarships with tweet missteps, Baylor research shows
4. International Essential Tremor Foundation Awards Scholarship
5. The BioVoyage Institute Now Providing Academic Programs, Scholarships, And Online Classes
6. New York State Athletic Trainers' Association (NYSATA) Announces 2013 Award and Scholarship Winners
7. 2013-2014 Scholarship Programs for Students with Disabilities Announced by American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD)
8. Sarah Foster to Receive $4,500 Scholarship to Loyola University New Orleans’ Top-Ranked Online Master of Science in Nursing
9. Suzanna Stone to Receive $4,500 scholarship to Loyola University New Orleans’ Top-Ranked Online MS in Nursing
10. Suzanna Stone to Receive $4,500 Scholarship to Loyola University New Orleans’ Top-Ranked Online MS in Nursing
11. NLN Foundation for Nursing Education Announces 2013 Nursing Education Scholarship Program Promoting Academic Progression
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... February is Heart Awareness Month, and to celebrate ... the month to the American Heart Association, New Mexico chapter. , A Heart Rate ... and Health Quest’s INSiGHT Pulse Wave Profiler utilizes a non-invasive technology to determine a ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... Campbell, California (PRWEB) , ... ... ... of automated print and e-book publishing software, in partnership with Snowfall4pod Digital, ... AVALANCHE – a comprehensive book publishing, content management, global distribution and print-on-demand ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... 2016 , ... The Journal of Pain Research has published the ... , As corresponding author Dr John F. Peppin says “Terminology matters, yet little attention ... pain patients. ‘Chronic cancer pain’ and ‘chronic non-cancer pain’ are replete in the ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... METTLER ... ensure lab personnel have a basic understanding of the techniques they use so ... understanding will help them reduce waste and rework to create a leaner overall ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... ... sealing company , is proud to announce that many of their franchises have ... customer service. The hard surface restoration franchises received customer recognition through positive reviews ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/9/2016)... Florida , February 9, 2016 ... today announced a collaboration with 10x Genomics to ... (NGS), single-cell biology and bioinformatics. --> ... a collaboration with 10x Genomics to develop and ... biology and bioinformatics. --> QIAGEN N.V. ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... 2016 The new report "Global Diagnostic Ultrasound Devices Market ... group reveals that global diagnostic ultrasound devices market was valued at ... 7,466.3 million by 2019 at a CAGR of 6.8% from 2015 ... market has been analyzed for six geographies of North ... , Latin America , Middle-East ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... This TforG report includes the Surgical Procedures Database with ... in South Korea . To add ... written and numerical analysis on the current trends, size, ... latest reforms of the local Healthcare system are clearly ... The report helps businesses gain a unique insight into ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: