February 21, 2013
Staff Photo: Brendan Sullivan B.B. Harris Elementary School Principal Dr. Lauri Burton, School Counselor Sean Nestor, fourth grade teacher Mark Coker, and Parent Liaison Lourdes Hernandez pose for a photograph with Vanessa Gissel, 10, a fourth-grader in front of her mother Dominique in Duluth Thursday. Gissel who battles sickle cell anemia will receive a bone marrow transplant from her sister Sarah, 2, in April. Students and faculty have rallied around the Gissel family raising $4,168 for Vanessa during Jan. 14-18.
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When it was learned that a 10-year-old girl at B.B. Harris Elementary needed a bone marrow transplant, fellow students rallied to help her family pay for it.