The BluePrint

  • It's National Love Your Pet Day. Make sure you give your pet so extra love.

  • Team America Medal Counter: 5 Gold, 3 sliver, 4 Bronze

  • So do straws have one hole or two?

Cheerleaders selling ribbons, bracelets for cancer awareness

Items will be on sale at football game vs. Claysburg-Kimmel

The+cheerleaders+are+distributing+ribbons+and+bracelets+in+return+for+donations+to+support+childhood+cancer+awareness.
The cheerleaders are distributing ribbons and bracelets in return for donations to support childhood cancer awareness.

The cheerleaders are distributing ribbons and bracelets in return for donations to support childhood cancer awareness.

Mikala McCracken

Mikala McCracken

The cheerleaders are distributing ribbons and bracelets in return for donations to support childhood cancer awareness.

Julianna Norris, Copy/Page Editor

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






During the month of September, Bellwood-Antis Schools are selling gold ribbons for National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

In honor of Maddie Shura, the Myers Elementary student who succumbed to cancer in April, and all children who battle cancer, students and faculty can purchase gold ribbons for a requested donation of $1. All donations will benefit local children with cancer and also fund research to help find a cure.

Heading up the sale of the gold ribbons are the Bellwood-Antis Varsity cheerleaders. Students can purchase the gold ribbons in the cafeteria hallway during lunch period. You can also purchase car decals and bracelets.

Students and faculty can purchase gold ribbons for a requested donation of $1.”

These items will also be on sale at the varsity football game on September 8 against Claysburg-Kimmel.

Sidney Patterson, who is the varsity cheer captain, said that the ribbons are about remembrance as much as support.

“For my coaches, squad, and myself, wearing the ribbon isn’t just about showing support, but remembering our special teammate and keeping her close to our hearts,” Sidney said in reference to Maddie, who became an honorary member of the cheerleading squad last season.

The Gold Ribbon Football Game takes place September 8 at Memorial Stadium. Anyone who purchased gold ribbons can wear them to the game, and Maddie as well as other children with cancer will be remembered during half time.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




*

Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Cheerleaders selling ribbons, bracelets for cancer awareness

    District Notes

    BluePrint named top PA newpaper again

  • Cheerleaders selling ribbons, bracelets for cancer awareness

    District Notes

    Variety Show set for next week

  • Cheerleaders selling ribbons, bracelets for cancer awareness

    District Notes

    BASD releases announcement on bus video

  • Cheerleaders selling ribbons, bracelets for cancer awareness

    District Notes

    SAFETY REPORT

  • Cheerleaders selling ribbons, bracelets for cancer awareness

    District Notes

    B-A volunteer celebrates 90th birthday

  • Cheerleaders selling ribbons, bracelets for cancer awareness

    Charities

    Stockings for Troops gets underway

  • Cheerleaders selling ribbons, bracelets for cancer awareness

    District Notes

    BAEA raises carloads of food for food drive

  • Cheerleaders selling ribbons, bracelets for cancer awareness

    District Notes

    Veterans Day heroes close to home

  • Cheerleaders selling ribbons, bracelets for cancer awareness

    District Notes

    B-A grad teaches students about the meaning of service

  • Cheerleaders selling ribbons, bracelets for cancer awareness

    District Notes

    BASD revamps website

The Voice of the Bellwood-Antis Student Body
Cheerleaders selling ribbons, bracelets for cancer awareness