Albany High leukemia survivor giving back
ALBANY, N.Y. (Feb.
2, 2018) -- Feb. 1 marked the sixth year that Albany High School
sophomore Rylyn Swierzewski is cancer-free.
To celebrate – and support those living with cancer – she’s seeking to
raise money for the Upstate New York/Vermont Chapter Leukemia and
Lymphoma Society. At the same time, she is vying for the title of
Student of the Year, actively competing against high school students in
the surrounding suburbs for the title.
While in second-grade, Swierzewski was
diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a
cancer of the blood and bone marrow.
her fight against the deadly disease and support her efforts.
And help her become the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society studnet of the
The mission of the City School District of Albany
is to work in partnership with our diverse community to
engage every learner in a robust educational program designed to provide
the knowledge and skills necessary for success. The district
students in 18
elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood
schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as
well as other innovative academic opportunities for students,
including four themed academies at Albany High