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Junior Alex Sevastianos raises money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Posing for a picture, junior Alex Sevastianos takes a picture with his parents along with Parkway South senior Subah Shovik and her mother. Sevastianos met Shovik from Spark and the two ran the campaign together. “We had really good communication with each other, and always checked up on whatever project we were working on for the campaign,” Sevastianos said.

Karina Christ

May 19, 2020

After his grandfather passed, junior Alex Sevastianos sought to honor his legacy by creating positive change. “After my grandfather’s passing six months ago, I made a promise to myself: I’d open up, try new things and bring about positive societal change. I figured if I could meet these goals,...

Dr. Bill Nelson works to give hope to the word ‘cancer’

Dr. Bill Nelson poses for his profile picture for Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Sarah Lashly, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018

Alumnus Dr. Bill Nelson has been a Professor of Oncology, Urology, Pharmacology, Medicine, Pathology and Radiation Oncology at Johns Hopkins Medicine since 1992 and specializes in the research and treatment of prostate cancer. “Hopkins took a risk on me as a student. I remained at Johns Hopkins for residency and fellowship training as p...

Nancy Sachtleben battles ovarian cancer for the third time

Coach Dale Shepherd and Coach Nancy Sachtleben prepare the 2008 Track team for an upcoming meet.

Sarah Lashly, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017

History teacher Nancy Sachtleben’s life forever changed Aug. 6, 2009 when she was diagnosed for the first time with the silent killer, ovarian cancer. “It was shock and disbelief for a few months because I did not expect it and it came out of nowhere. It didn’t seem like it was real,” Sac...

Cancer diagnosis optimistically alters student’s perspective

Brynn Haun sleeps after her rib surgery halfway through her cancer treatment.

Sarah Lashly, Convergent Media Writer

December 16, 2016

Ewing’s Sarcoma Cancer changed freshman Brynn Haun’s life when she was diagnosed on Sept. 27, 2014.

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