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Students of the Year Richmond
Students of the Year Richmond

Students of the Year

The Students of the Year campaign is a philanthropic leadership development program through which highly motivated, high-school leaders embark on a journey of professional growth, ensuring that they stand out when preparing for college and beyond. During the program, students foster professional skills such as entrepreneurship, marketing, and project management in order to raise funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Student leaders fundraise for LLS in honor of children who are blood cancer survivors. The title Student(s) of the Year is awarded to the candidate or co-candidate team in each community that raises the most funds during the 7-week competition.

Congratulations to all 2018 Students of the Year candidates and team members. We are currently accepting nominations for 2019 candidates.

Meet the Candidates

Kesem for the Cure
Kesem for the Cure's Campaign Team
Team York
Team York's Campaign Team
Noah Katz
Team Strike Out Cancer
Praise Buba
Trojans for the Cure
We'll be celebrating the Kickoff of Virginia's Students of the Year campaign on January 12, 2019! Join us at Tang & Biscuit from 11am to 1pm for…

Join us at the Altria Theater on the last day of the Students of the Year campaign.  Enjoy dinner, dancing, and a silent auction as we celebrate…

News and Announcements

  • November 9, 2018
    Noah is Virginia's 2019 Honored Hero. Noah was diagnosed with high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia on May 11, 2016, and will be in active treatment until September of 2019.  Over the course of the past two-and-a-half years, he has had many hospitals stays, blood transfusions, platelet…


Staff Contacts


The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society | Virginia Chapter
5540 Falmouth Street, Suite 101
| Richmond, VA  23230
| kathleen.petroziello@lls.org