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ANKENY, Iowa (May 19, 2016) - Ankeny High School's annual Hawk Fest on May 18 celebrated the culmination of the school year, while bringing awareness to breast cancer. Students and staff were able to unwind in the sunshine with friends, have lunch, play games on the lawn, and enjoy an inflatable slide while banding together to send a message of caring and hope to those currently dealing with cancer, and to those who are survivors.
The celebration included students and staff sharing their stories of how their lives were changed by cancer. Through T-shirt sales, students raised $3,000 for cancer prevention. At the end of the celebration, students converged to form the shape of a breast cancer ribbon.