Shohola student helps raise $36,000 for fight against cancer


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The Misericordia University Colleges Against Cancer Chapter surpassed last year’s fundraising total by raising more than $36,000 for the fight against cancer during the ninth annual Relay for Life even on campus in April. The relay featured 40 teams. The student organization has raised more than $266,000 since its inceptions. Participating in the ceremonial check presentation to the American Cancer Society, first row (from left): Alyssa Chesek, Taylor, Pa.; Alexa Wolfgang, Hegins, Pa.; Katie Bowman, Hegins, Pa.; Catherine Silveri, Plains, Pa.; Michaela Daley, Doylestown, Pa.; Olivia Johnson, Jamison, Pa.; Elizabeth Pedro, advisor, Misericordia University Colleges Against Cancer Chapter; Casey Lello, Hudson, Pa.; Mary Pistack, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; Raelynn Micka, Williamstown, N.J., and Erika Golik, Yardville, N.J.; second row, Dana Stroup, Shohola, Pa.; Megan Florio, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; Kelsey Gryckiewicz, Sewell, N.J.; Thomas Weiskircher, Huntingtown, Md.; Kelsey Shoemaker, Audubon, Pa.; Kassie Cebula, Bear Creek, Pa.; Maura Lundy, Dalmatia, Pa.; Monica Mahon, Tuckerton, N.J.; Kailey Vogl, Wexford, Pa.; Karen Raum, Cedar Grove, N.J.; Cindy Delaney, American Cancer Society, and Gabby Sherman, Staten Island, N.Y.; third row, Portia Weidlich, Pittston, Pa.; Ciara Bannon, Hazleton, Pa.; Morgan Karas, Orangeville, Pa.; Abigail Applegate, Palmerton, Pa.; Alyssa Acker, Palmerton, Pa.; Hailey Kubiski, Hunlock Creek, Pa.; Meredith Lambertino, Hammonton, N.J.; Erin McCawley, Horseheads, N.Y.; Madison Fleischman, West Valley, N.Y., and Kristen Soloweij, Wyalusing, Pa. (Photo provided)



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