This year, Bullis students Lily Bernstein '22, Mira Khera '22, and Farah Pahlavi '22, along with their team 'Crushing Cancer', raised more than $214,000 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) during the Students of the Year fundraising campaign.
Lilly, Mira, and Farah were named 2020 “Students of the Year” and the team, which included 12 more Bullis students, was honored at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society National Capital Chapter gala.
Eileen Whelan, of Good Morning Washington (WJLA ABC7), talked with this years winners to discuss their work and how you can show your support.
About the Students of the Year Fundraising Campaign
Students of the Year is a philanthropic leadership development program for exemplary high school students. During the campaign, participants foster professional skills such as entrepreneurship, marketing, and project management in order to raise funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).
The title Student(s) of the Year is awarded to the candidate or co-candidates in each community that raise the most funds during the 7-week competition.