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Locust Valley Pre-Health Club Tackles Cancer

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Locust Valley High School’s Pre-Health Club, under the direction of Veronica Ciampi, raised $1,000, which will purchase a brick on the 2023 Inspirational Pathway of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Members raised funds through the selling of World Cancer Day shirts on Feb. 4, combined with monies raised during a bake sale.

The Pre-Health Club is a new organization whose mission is to help support, inform and inspire tomorrow's physicians and healthcare workers.The Pre-Health Club meets once a month to discuss fundraisingideas and plan guest speaker days, as well as volunteer opportunities at local hospitals.On April 1, several medical professionals spoke with the high school’s IB Science class and club members about careers within the medical field. The guest speakers were specialists in the fields of internal medicine, emergency room medicine, ophthalmology, radiation therapy, nursing, hematology and oncology.

Date Added: 4/27/2022