By David Volz

Members of the Coral Springs community got together at Coral Springs High School to participate in Relay for Life. School clubs, service organizations, and families who lost loved ones to cancer or have people who are struggling with cancer participated. They walked the track and spent time together. Some organization sold snacks and soft drinks to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

“We are doing this because we want to help people who are fighting cancer,” said Hannah Gilman, president of the American Sign Language Club at Coral Springs High School.

Riley Lassiter, the coordinator of Relay for Life said, “We are working to Rock out to Knock Out Cancer,” she said.

Daisy Arroyo, Cadet Lt. Colonel for the Coral Springs Air Force JROTC said. “We have a great unit and we want to help in the fight against cancer,” she said.

Mary Ellen Vito, a member of Team Hope said her step son is fighting cancer and she wants to help raise money to help him fight his cancer.

Members of the Coral Springs High School Gay Straight Alliance participated in Relay for Life.

Maria Aragon, president of Latinos in Action said,”We provide mentoring for members of the Hispanic community. We are here to raise money in the fight against cancer,” she said.

Julia Kitt, president of the J.P. Taravella High School Key Club said, “We want to help out in the community and we want to help in the fight against cancer,” she said.