Nominations Sought for Champion Children Awards

The state Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions is seeking nominations for the annual “Champion Children and Outstanding Adolescents” awards.  The annual awards honor several children and teen-agers that despite having a chronic health condition live courageous, meaningful lives and demonstrate concern for others living with serious health issues. The recipients will be honored at a reception …

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Merrimack Mom, Prader-Willi syndrome advocate honored with CYCC Spirit Award

The Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions presented its annual Spirit Award to Maureen Tracy, of Merrimack, who leads the New Hampshire Chapter of the Prader-Willi syndrome is a complex genetic condition that causes a constant sense of hunger and can lead to a number of physical, mental and behavioral problems. Each year the CYCC awards …

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Long time school nurse, legislator Barbara French named honorary chair of annual childhood chronic conditions awareness week

CONCORD – Barbara Conner French, a veteran school nurse and long-time State lawmaker, will serve as the honorary chair of the annual Childhood Chorionic Health Conditions Awareness week. French, of Henniker, served 12 years in the House of Representatives where she was an advocate for children and family.   She starter her nursing career in 1950 …

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2016 Annual Report

The New Hampshire Council For Youths With Chronic Conditions 2015 annual report is here. Please click here to read.

Pinkerton Academy student honored as “Outstanding Adolescent”

CONCORD – A Pinkerton Academy student was recently honored as a “Champion Child/Outstanding Adolescent” at a state-wide event honoring young people who overcome serious, chronic health conditions.   Nicholas Plourde was nominated by School Counselor Chantel Vaillancourt for his spirit and resilience and then selected by the State Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions.   She wrote in his nomination: “Nicholas should be commended on how …

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Salem student honored as “Outstanding Adolescent”

CONCORD – A Salem student was recently honored as a “Champion Child/Outstanding Adolescent” at a state-wide event honoring young people who overcome serious, chronic health conditions. Mia Rose Quigley was nominated by Jill Prakop for her spirit and resilience and then selected by the State Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions.   She wrote in his nomination: “Mia is the epitome of courage. Every day she …

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Bedford Child honored with Champion Child Award

CONCORD – A Bedford child was recently honored as a “Champion Child/Outstanding Adolescent” at a state-wide event honoring young people who overcome serious, chronic health conditions. Emalie Harrington, of Bedford, was nominated by Christina D’Allesandro for her spirit and resilience and then selected by the State Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions.   She wrote in her nomination: “Emalie Harrington is a …

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Goffstown youth awarded youth chronic conditions awareness honor

CONCORD – A Goffstown youth was recently honored as a “Champion Child/Outstanding Adolescent” at a state-wide event honoring young people who overcome serious, chronic health conditions. Emily Pepino, of Goffstown, was nominated by School Nurse Jennifer Franz, RN for her spirit and resilience and then selected by the State Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions. She wrote in her nomination: Emily …

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Lancaster child honored as “champion child”

CONCORD – A Lancaster youth was recently honored as a “Champion Child/Outstanding Adolescent” at a state-wide event honoring young people who overcome serious, chronic health conditions. Hannah Smith, of Lancaster, was nominated by Joyce Bernier, Partners In Health coordinator for her spirit and resilience and then selected by the State Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions.   She wrote in her nomination: …

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Meredith youth honored as champion child

CONCORD – A Meredith youth was recently honored as a “Champion Child/Outstanding Adolescent” at a state-wide event honoring young people who overcome serious, chronic health conditions. Ryen Blackey, of Meredith, was nominated by Partners In Health coordinator Mary Mirkin for his spirit andresilience and then selected by the State Council for Youths with Chronic Conditions. Mirkin wrote in her nomination, “Ryen is …

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