Scholarship Essay

Barnard, Rebecca

I leave the doctor’s with my parents, both of them talking quietly behind me.

Barnett, Michael

If I had the misfortune of being diagnosed with cancer, my first step, after discussing options with my doctor, would be to confront the idea of death.

Barnwell, Kathleen

Taking A Look at Alternative Therapies

Barrier, Krystal

The story of James O’Connor is one of inspiring dedication, intellect, hard work, and most of all a story about a man’s will to live.

Barron, Donald Joseph, III

Less than a month ago, I learned of a scholarship essay contest, the James “Rhio” O’Connor Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest, which would deeply impact me, possibly changing my life forever.

Barton, Alyssa

Diseases can be our spiritual flat tires - disruptions in our lives that seem to be disasters at the time but end by redirecting our lives in a meaningful way. ~ Bernie S. Siegel

Bauman, Christine

Words have Power, Knowledge has Even More

Beam, Tammy L.

Cancer: What Is the Best Treatment?

Beasley, Ashley

My Brush with Cancer

Beavers, Chris

Facing the Most Challenging Decision of My Life

Bellanger, Nicole

My name is Nicole Danielle Bellanger and I’m an enrolled member of the White Earth Ojibwe Mississippi band.

Bellinson, Nicholas

The Unexamined Death

Beltran, Jessica E.

Faith, optimism, and determination are all key aspects in success.

Bennett, Erica


Bentley, Laura

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Benvenutti, Taylor

Mr. James “Rhio” O’Connor is an inspiration to anyone, healthy or ill.

Berger, Nathaniel

What To Do With A Dire Cancer Prognosis

Bettencourt, Christina

James O’ Connor a remarkable man indeed!

Beyer, Katie

Well to start out, all that I can say is wow.

Beyzade, Jeyda

I believe that we all have cancer in us.

Biagui, Simon

What would you do if your doctor told you that you only had a year to live because of cancer?

Bidi, Reta

Inspiration comes from people that love and care about you the most.

Bilali, Peter

Battling a Cancer Diagnosis

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