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]
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]
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!
$2,000 scholarship winner: Kendra Schnip
Attending: Saint Anselm College
Studying: Biochemistry/Medical research
Cancer Diagnosis: Medulloblastoma
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
We are delighted to announce the first of four 2011 scholarships awarded to help create a better future for college bound teens with cancer!
$4,000 scholarship winner: Mary Eid who wrote in our essay: Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.” My perspective on and attitude involving this matter are what gave me the will and strength to suffer, endure, and rise above cancer. If I can overcome cancer, I truly believe that I can overcome anything.
Attending: University of Oklahoma; Studying: Oncology/Cell-cycle research; Cancer Diagnosis: Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
ps~coming soon Watch Eva La Rue talk about our Skinn Cosmetics BUTTERFLY KISS Lipgloss National Scholarship fundraiser to help create a better future for young people with cancer
NOW SHOWING FOR TWO WEEKS: please check out our national PSA spot playing on huge high tech plasma screens in select California Malls via the adspace digital Mall Network. Thanks!
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