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Students of the Year Greater Connecticut

Students of the Year

Greater Connecticut

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

Casey O'Toole
Rays of Hope
Illiana Martinez Headshot
IM The Cure
Anna Shupenis & Rebecca Varnum
Shravani Daptardar
Cancer Crushers
Virtual Event

Staff Contacts

Catherine Morley | Campaign Development Manager 



Abigail Dailey | Campaign Development Specialist