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Gardner-Webb University, local schools, churches, and the community in the Boiling Springs and Shelby area are coming together to help support and cheer on a local middle school student with cancer. In June 2010, Crest Middle School student Seth Strickland was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer that primarily targets children and teenagers. Seth began treatments, underwent surgeries, and persevered through physical therapy.
Boiling Springs Baptist Church, Crest Middle School, Dr. Tracy Jessup, John Strickland, Lou Ann Scates, Noel Manning, Ron Dickerson Jr., Seth Strickland, Sharon Strickland, Steve Demilio, Strides for Seth, WGWG
Office of University Communications and Groh, Jeanie, "Gardner-Webb Joins a Local Teen’s Fight Against Cancer" (2012). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 1882.