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Cancer survivor credits exam for saving her life

Published on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020

  Lisa Swiney in 2010, pictured with a family friend Tanner Beckley   A photo of Lisa Swiney with her family

Photos originally provided by Lisa Swiney to The Summerville Journal Scene

In case you missed it: Lisa Swiney from Berkeley Alternative School was profiled this week by The Summerville Journal Scene (story written by Jenna-Ley Harrison). In this story Swiney shares her journey facing breast cancer. She is a St. Stephen native and teaches middle school science at BAS. Principal Don Brown said she has been selected twice as Teacher of the Year at the school and always works with the staff to raise money for the American Cancer Society through the Relay for Life fundraiser. Click to view the full story.