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Hebron Students Selling Cookies for a Good Cause

This week's outstanding students are working to raise money to help those with childhood cancer.

Cameron Cortman, Claire Harman, Merritt Lyman, Jordan Saunders

Sixth-graders at Hebron Christian Academy

This week's outstanding students were nominated by Debbie Lyman. Lyman provided the following information about these inspiring young people:

Accomplishment:  Created “Cookies 4 a Cause” to raise money for Lighthouse Family Retreat, an organization that “serves children with cancer and their families at a seaside retreat to help them to laugh, restore family relationships, and find hope in God.”

Key to success: Cameron, Merritt, Claire, and Jordan came up with the idea and presented it to HCA’s headmaster (Rick Burslem) and Middle School principal (Bob Gardner). They held a bake sale every Thursday and Friday during their lunchtime throughout the month of September, which happens to be Childhood Cancer Awareness month. In total, the students collected $502.20.

Nominate an Outstanding Youth: Do you know of an outstanding child, teen, team or club? Submit your nomination in our comment box below or e-mail the information to Kristi.Reed@Patch.com. Be sure to include all of the following information:

  • Name of child, teen, team or club
  • Age or grade level
  • School
  • Child, teen, team or club accomplishment
  • Key to success
  • one high-resolution photo of the child, teen, team or club.
Mary K. October 06, 2011 at 08:50 PM
How wonderful!! What a very special group of kids...it makes me very optimistic about the future. : )

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