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Rusty Quyenten Duval

Rusty Quyenten DuvalRusty Quyentan Duval
St. Clair County High School
St. Clair County
 
Quyentan is a regular volunteer with Children’s Harbor, Friends Helping Friends, Light the Night Walk and other cancer support organizations in addition to helping with suicide prevention campaigns and drug awareness and addiction programs. He has volunteered over 200 hours with these organizations while undergoing thirteen cancer surgeries and numerous rounds of chemotherapy for a brain tumor and Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis. Rusty Quyenten Duval2Throughout these illnesses, Quyentan maintained good grades and worked at the Odenville Elementary School after school program.
        
Quyentan’s perseverance through illnesses influenced his future goal to become a pediatric nurse. He hopes to work at Children’s Hospital and “help other kids get through these illnesses just as I did. I want to watch the patients leave the hospital and enjoy life just as I am now.”
 
Quyentan will be attending Jefferson State Community College and UAB to pursue a career in Nursing.  

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