Lauren is in her sophomore year at Boston University, with a goal to be a speech pathologist and a specialty in singing. Lauren has a passion for crocheting and has donated pieces to Make-A-Wish CT and The Tommy Fund. She has hosted Wish Night at Make-A-Wish CT, and has raised more the $1,000 for The Tommy Fund. Her letter of recommendation describes Lauren as “the embodiment of resilience and strength… throughout her (cancer) treatment she remained dedicated to her academic studies and her passion for singing and theatre. Lauren holds herself to the highest standard… and persevered through cancer and the pandemic simultaneously.” This
is Lauren’s second Susan Fund scholarship after delaying her freshman year due to health reasons.