Tag Archives: Relay for Life

Cancer survivor Thornton now fighting for others

September 28, 2017
By Tori Bedsole

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…

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Student songwriter pays tribute to cancer victims

April 13, 2017
By Savanah Weed

A Troy University freshman performed an original song at this year’s Relay for Life event at the Troy campus on Friday.

Jesselyn Dudinsky, a music industry major from Panama City, Florida, grew up knowing how to play the piano, but only began writing songs four years ago during her freshman year of high school.


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