September 28, 2017
By Tori Bedsole
TROY student Jada Thornton, right, with her mother during the 2017 Dragon Boat Race in Montgomery. Her team raised money for Children's Hospital.
One Troy University student has conquered bone cancer and has chosen to give back to those in the situation she was once in.
Jada Thornton, a junior nursing major from Montgomery, was diagnosed was osteosarcoma, a rare type of bone cancer, in 2009. In 2010, she created a Relay for Life team, which she named…