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Abaigeal and Madelyn Conway honored with Outstanding Adolescent award

CONCORD – Twin sisters from Amherst  were recently honored as a “Champion Child/Outstanding Adolescent” at a state-wide event honoring young people who overcome serious, chronic health conditions. Abaigeal and Madelyn Conway, high school juniors,  were nominated by Souhegan High School Nurse Denise Raymond for their spirit and resilience and then selected by the State Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions.  She …

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Matthew Garrett honored with Champion Children award

CONCORD – A Pittsfield boy was recently honored as a “Champion Child/Outstanding Adolescent” at a state-wide event honoring young people who overcome serious, chronic health conditions. Matthew Garrett was nominated by Pittsfield School Nurse Allison Daigle for her spirit and resilience and then selected by the State Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions.   She wrote in his nomination: “Matthew represents the true meaning …

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Olivia Bennett and Wyatt Paddock honored with Outstanding Adolescent award

CONCORD – Two Kearsarge Regional High School  were recently honored as a “Champion Child/Outstanding Adolescent” at a state-wide event honoring young people who overcome serious, chronic health conditions.   Eleventh grader Wyatt Paddock and 9th grader Olivia Bennett were nominated by School Nurse Lisa MacLean for their spirit and resilience and then selected by the State Council for Youths …

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Ryan Page honored with Champion Children award

CONCORD – A 13-year-old Seacoast boy was recently honored as a “Champion Child/Outstanding Adolescent” at a state-wide event honoring young people who overcome serious, chronic health conditions. Ryan Page was nominated by Astrid Wielens, of Zebra Crossings, for her spirit and resilience and then selected by the State Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions. She wrote …

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Katrina Gadwah wins Champion Children award

CONCORD – A 13-year-old Dover girl was recently honored as a “Champion Child/Outstanding Adolescent” at a state-wide event honoring young people who overcome serious, chronic health conditions. Katrina Gadwah was nominated by Astrid Wielens, of Zebra Crossings,  for her spirit and resilience and then selected by the State Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions. She wrote in her nomination: “Over the past …

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Tyler Carson wins Champion Children award

CONCORD – A Franklin  boy  was recently honored as a “Champion Child/Outstanding Adolescent” at a state-wide event honoring young people who overcome serious, chronic health conditions.   Tyler Carson was nominated by Sylvia Pelletier for his spirit and resilience and then selected by the State Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions.   She wrote in his nomination: “Tyler Carson experienced mobility limitations for years subsequent …

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Tucker Sharpe honored with Champion Children award

CONCORD – A 9-year-old Concord boy was recently honored as a “Champion Child/Outstanding Adolescent” at a state-wide event honoring young people who overcome serious, chronic health conditions. Tucker Sharpe was nominated by Rich Pezzillo, Executive Director of the New England Hemophilia Association (NEHA) for his spirit and resilience and then selected by the State Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions.  Rich wrote in …

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Merrimack Mom, Prader-Willi syndrome advocate honored with CYCC Spirit Award

The Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions presented its annual Spirit Award to Maureen Tracy, of Merrimack, who leads the New Hampshire Chapter of the Prader-Willi syndrome is a complex genetic condition that causes a constant sense of hunger and can lead to a number of physical, mental and behavioral problems. Each year the CYCC awards …

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Long time school nurse, legislator Barbara French named honorary chair of annual childhood chronic conditions awareness week

CONCORD – Barbara Conner French, a veteran school nurse and long-time State lawmaker, will serve as the honorary chair of the annual Childhood Chorionic Health Conditions Awareness week. French, of Henniker, served 12 years in the House of Representatives where she was an advocate for children and family.   She starter her nursing career in 1950 …

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Salem student honored as “Outstanding Adolescent”

CONCORD – A Salem student was recently honored as a “Champion Child/Outstanding Adolescent” at a state-wide event honoring young people who overcome serious, chronic health conditions. Mia Rose Quigley was nominated by Jill Prakop for her spirit and resilience and then selected by the State Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions.   She wrote in his nomination: “Mia is the epitome of courage. Every day she …

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