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Lafayette senior celebrates lessons learned raising money for charity

Lafayette senior celebrates lessons learned raising money for charity

At the gala celebration at the Altria Theater in Richmond on March 9, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society named the winner of the 2019 Virginia Students of the Year contest. Lafayette high school student Ty Hundley did not win and will be the first to tell you she didn’t even reach her desired fundraising goal.

She would also tell you none of this has changed her desire to continue helping people or made her any less proud of her efforts.

“There are 1.2 million people who have one form of blood cancer or another, and the LLS does a lot of great work on their behalf,” said Ty. “Together, all of our teams raised over $120,000, and that’s going to help a lot of people, and that...

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