Recent Luminary Ceremony Honors Loved Ones Lost, Celebrates Survivors

The Catamounts Against Cancer student organization held a luminary ceremony on April 1 at 8 p.m. on the campus Quad. Additionally, the campus community was asked to wear purple that day in recognition of “Paint the Campus Purple Day” to honor all of our loved ones lost to cancer and to celebrate the cancer survivors in our lives.

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Luminaries were available for sale prior to the ceremony. Manning the table were standing from left: Associate Professor and Catamounts Against Cancer Adviser Deanna Armentrout; Bobbie Streets, a volunteer from Burlington, W.Va.; and Sophomore Marquest Brice from Gastonia, N.C. Seated from left are: Sophomore Tiffany Sine from Martinsburg, W.Va. and Chad Walker, a junior from Innwood, W.Va.
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Catamounts Against Cancer Co-President Amber Streets takes time from setting out luminaries to pose with her mother, Bobbie Streets, who lent a helping hand to the event.
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Attending the luminary ceremony were Che quedee Cooper, a sophomore psychology major from Washington, D.C., left, and Vanessa Calloway, a sophomore criminal justice major also from Washington, D.C.

 

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Helping to light the luminaries was Derek Whetzel, a volunteer from the community.
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Brittany Streets, sister to Catamounts Against Cancer Co-President Amber Streets, lent a helping hand to the event.
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Chad Walker, a junior agriculture technology major from Innwood, W.Va., helps to light a row of luminaries.
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Catamounts Against Cancer Co-Presidents Amber Streets, left, and Aren Morris coordinated this year’s luminary event. Streets is a sophomore general studies major from Burlington, W.Va., and Morris is a sophomore parks, recreation and tourism major from Cranberry Township, Pa.
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Luminaries shone bright during the Catamounts Against Cancer ceremony honoring those who lost their battle with cancer as well as those who are winning their battle with the disease.
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