Congratulations to Sierra Shuck-Sparer who graduated from West High School and will be attending Georgia Tech. Sierra wrote about her battle with medulloblastoma and how it inspired her to study public health and biology to make the healthcare system easier to navigate. Sierra, you're an inspiration, and we know you'll change the world with your determination.
Congratulations to Mason Motley from Farragut High School. Mason will be attending the University of Tennessee majoring in Sports Management. Mason wrote about his battle with osteosarcoma and was treated at East Tennessee Children's Hospital at the same time as Evan. In his essay, Mason described how Evan motivated him to stay positive and appreciate the little victories. Best of luck in all your future endeavors!
Congratulations to Christine Sprague from Farragut High School. Christine will be attending the University of Kentucky majoring in pediatric nursing. Christine wrote about her brother's battle with T-cell leukemia and how the nurses caring for him inspired her career choice. Thank you Christine for your kind spirit and the desire to help others!
Congratulations to Linnea Johnsen from Hardin Valley Academy. Linnea will be attending the University of Tennessee majoring in biology and occupational therapy. Linnea wrote about a close family member's cancer battle and how it motivated her to help and care for others. Best wishes in your future endeavors Linnea!
Congratulations to Joy Griffin from Austin-East High School who is one of the recipients of the 2020 Evan Richey Memorial Scholarship. Joy wrote an essay about a close family member who had breast cancer and how it affected her. Joy will be attending Middle Tennessee State University majoring in Pre-Med with a focus on sonography. She is a talented and passionate dancer who is going to minor in dance. Good luck Joy in all your future endeavors!
Congratulations to Will Feldman of Hardin Valley Academy who is a recipient of the Evan Richey Memorial Scholarship. Will’s essay was about a close family member’s battle with osteosarcoma. Will is majoring in biomedical engineering at the University of Tennessee and wants to design better prosthetics for amputees. Good luck Will in changing the world!