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HHS Relay For Life Event Recognized by American Cancer Society

Howell High School's Relay For Life Award Howell High School’s Relay For Life event benefiting the American Cancer Society has been a huge success, with the 2016 event raising $115,407.

According to its website, Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay For Life is a team fundraising event where team members take turns walking around a track or designated path. Each event is 6-24 hours in length and each team is asked to have a member on the track at all times to signify that cancer never sleeps. Cancer patients don't stop because they're tired, and for one night, neither do we. The night is filled food, games, and activities.

Howell High School was recently recognized by the American Cancer Society for the success of its program. The group increased participation from 882 people in 2015 to 1,133 people in 2016. To recognize this amazingKiana Stockwell with her Youth Volunteer of the Year Award growth in participation, Howell received the “Bring the People” Award for 2016. In addition, senior Kiana Stockwell received the Youth Volunteer of the Year award for her dedication to organizing the 2016 Relay For Life event at Howell.