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Students of the Year Albany

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 2021 Students of the Year candidates and team members. We are currently accepting nominations for 2022 candidates.

Meet the Candidates

Leandra Forte
Leandra's Fundraising Team
Jackie Truax
Jackie's Fundraising Team
Ethan Jansen
Ethan's Fundraising Team
Mariana Riccio
Mariana's Campaign
Virtual Event

Staff Contacts

Colleen Cunningham | Campaign Development Manager 

Colleen.Cunningham@lls.org | (518) 932-5378


Abigail Dailey | Campaign Development Specialist