Showing posts from January, 2019 Awards 4 Students with $5,000 Total in Scholarships

Students from across the country competed with essays sharing personal stories and goals for raising awareness of the dangers of asbestos. NEW YORK – As one of the top resources for mesothelioma patients across the United States, Mesothelioma Help Cancer Organization is proud to support ambitious college students in their efforts to raise awareness of this devastating asbestos disease. Recently, the cancer organization awarded four scholarships worth a total of $5,000 to bright young people who shared their stories as part of the organization’s annual essay contest. The Jan Egerton & Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarships are awarded each year to deserving students in colleges and universities across the United States. The scholarship contest is named after two much-admired mesothelioma warriors who put up a brave fight against the deadly asbestos cancer. Out of dozens of heartfelt and well-researched essay entries, these four students took home the top prizes: 1st Place $2,500 Winn…