Lucinda Swartz, March 2017 Student of the Month, featured in Marietta Times article

Marietta Times article

written by staff writer Brittany Landers

It was a cancer diagnosis that forced Lucinda Swartz to drop out of college, but it was her unstoppable drive that got her back to class and ready to don her cap and gown this spring.

A full-time mother of two and education major at Washington State College of Ohio, the busy 31-year-old was diagnosed with colon cancer during a colonoscopy she had after feeling stomach pains. The roadblock could have completely stopped Swartz’s path toward graduation. Instead, her journey led her to become more driven than ever.

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