we are helping college bound teens with cancer: meet Alexandra Munoz, our $2,000 national scholarship winner

We are enthused to announce the fourth of four 2011 national scholarships awarded through Beckstrand Cancer Foundation to help create a better future for college bound teens with cancer! Attending: UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles); Studying: Pre-Medicine/Pediatrics; Cancer Diagnosis: Ovarian Cancer. Essay Excerpt: Before cancer, I had never seen children struggle to save their lives before. I can remember the screams of the youngest kids that echoed my own inward pleas. I only remember thinking, I wish I could heal them…I have felt the terror of being the patient, but I hope to one day be on the other side of the equation. – Alexandra Munoz [READ MORE]

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we are helping college bound teens with cancer: meet Daniel Rezaee, our $2,000 national scholarship winner

We are excited to announce the third of four 2011 national scholarships awarded to help create a better future for college bound teens with cancer! $2,000 scholarship winner: Daniel Rezaee; Attending: University of New Hampshire; Studying: Health Management and Policy; Cancer Diagnosis: Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Essay Excerpt: Cancer is a horrible disease. Experiencing cancer changes the way you look at life and people and makes you realize that you must stay as positive and as strong as you possibly can. I want to help people the way others helped me. They gave me hope and helped me get better. What better gift can one person give to another? – Daniel Rezaee [more]

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we are helping college bound teens with cancer: meet Kendra Schnip, our $2,000 national scholarship winner

We are delighted to announce the second of four 2011 national scholarships awarded to help create a better future for college bound teens with cancer!
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$2,000 scholarship winner: Kendra Schnip
Attending: Saint Anselm College
Studying: Biochemistry/Medical research
Cancer Diagnosis: Medulloblastoma
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Essay Excerpt
Now that I know how much I can grow from new experiences, I am ready for my next challenge. I would like to gear my studies toward a career in the medical field…My diagnosis has opened my eyes to fascinating jobs, treatments and techniques in the medical field. As the old saying goes, “Experience is your best teacher.” – Kendra Schnip
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