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School surpasses goal for cancer research fundraiser

Posted at 9:20 PM, Feb 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-01 19:39:55-05

WACO, tx — A Central Texas school surpassed its goal for a cancer research fundraiser this month.

Students and staff at Waco's Harmony Science Academy raised more than $4,400 throughout their Pennies for Patients Fundraising Campaign, which will go toward supporting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

The efforts are in honor of Andy Hernandez, a sixth-grade student battling leukemia.

His family also donated over $400 to the cause.

"I just think it shows what support and care we have as a community that we came together for an important cause," Harmony Science Academy Principal Lindy Ermoian said.

Harmony Science School of in Euless joined in on the Waco Campus campaign raising $4,000 at Dodgeball Tournament.