|Emily "Super Hero" HEPKER - illustration Christophe BOUL - www.boulplanet.com|
In face of adversity, student exemplifies determination
Emily Hepker knows the meaning of determination.
Hepker, a Jonesville High School graduate, has been enrolled at the Hillsdale LeTarte Center since 2007. She has balanced college courses while dealing with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of cancer that originates in the body’s lymphatic system, the disease-fighting network throughout the body. She was diagnosed during her senior year of high school...