Johns Creek High School lifesavers raise money for Relay for Life
In front are team co-captains Elizabeth and Jessica Maksimik. Standing, from left, are Michele Yang, Noor Abi Rached, Natalie Siegman, Alex Levine and Dania Ibrahim. (Emily Buchanan is not pictured). (click for larger version)
May 01, 2014
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Several students from Johns Creek High School have banded together to form a Relay for Life team called "Lifesavers."
Twin sisters Jessica and Elizabeth Maksimik have formed a team with six of their friends to participate at this year's American Cancer Society Relay for Life Johns Creek.
The event will be at Taylor Road Middle School from 6 p.m. Friday, May 2 through 6 a.m. Saturday, May 3.
"Everyone has been touched by cancer and it's time to find a cure for this terrible disease. We are participating in memory of our grandmother," co-captain Jessica Maksimik said.
The team members have raised funds through family and friends, and the group raised more than $250 in a bake sale in the Falls of Autry Mill subdivision.
They are well on their way to meeting their fundraising goal of $1,000.