Scholarship Essay

A Positive Difference

In life, I know that nothing is for sure except my faith.

A Second Could Make A Difference

A Second Could Make A Difference

A Second Life, The End Is Just The Beginning

A Second Life, the End is Just the Beginning “A story inspired by the life of a courageous man called Rhio o'Connor”

A Silver Lining

A Silver Lining

A Similar Story

A Similar Story

A Wish

A Wish

A++ Essays – James “Rhio” O’Connor Memorial Scholarship Winners – Year

The Cancer Monthly Scholarship Committee would like to thank all of the 1,500+ applicants who participated in this extraordinary essay contest.

Abdiwahab, Ekland

Rhio O’Connor was diagnosed with Mesothelioma in 2001 as a result of Asbestos exposure as a child. Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that develops from the Mesothelium, a membrane that forms the lining of many organs including the heart sac, abdo

Accomplishing Miracles

Accomplishing Miracles

Acheampong, Afua

Cancer is one of the deadliest and most painful diseases which destroys the victim slowly, and if not detected on time, might cause damage to other body organs and even the into the bone marrow.

Adams, Ashley

I sit outside the room, listening to the joyful chirping of the budgies, but there is little joy within the walls of the building I am in. Although I am a young ten year old, I recognize that no amount of chirping birds and bright paint will cover up the stench of death and despair…

Adams, Charlotte

Individuals such as James “Rhio” O’Connor are truly amazing.

Ahmady, Shivan

Life: Our Advantage

Ahrendt, Sarah

Though the last six years of Rhio O’ Connor’s life may have been difficult and almost unbearable, they may have made more of an impact on thousands of people’s lives then his entire life.

Aishwarya, Vivekanandan

Surviving Mesothelioma

Aiyelabowo, Bisi

Before a mother gives birth, life is envisioned.

Ala, Abdullah-Mahdi

After hearing that my father had a rare form of throat cancer in May of 2009, my heart sank to my feet.

All Part Of God’s Plan

All Part of God’s Plan

All You Need Is Motivation

Cancer is deadly.

Allen, Angela

Surviving Personal Demons

Alternative Medications

Mr. O’Connor story does

Alvarado, Jesse Hans

Living past Cancer

Always Believe

Always Believe

Always Fight

The local hangout was DJ’s.

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