Finalist

Wracked With Cancer, St. Petersburg Senior Has One Goal: Graduation

Source: Tampa Bay Times

Wracked With Cancer, St. Petersburg Senior has One Goal: Graduation

Fighting Cancer, St. Petersburg Senior is Set to Graduate

High School Senior With Cancer Gets Her Diploma

Judges’ Comments

“Wow! What an inspiring story, told with care and connection. So well told, I had to put the story down to collect my emotions. Excellent reporting, writing, sourcing and follow-through.”

“This is a beautiful, empathetic portrait. Strong character development and emotional resonance. Writing is clear and vivid. Nice conversational style.”

EWA is grateful to the College Board for its generous support of the 2016 National Awards for Education Reporting.