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‘I’ve never felt more loved in my life.’ Centennial principal fights ovarian cancer ‘blown away’ by community support
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Centennial Arts Academy principal Leslie Frierson chats with third-graders Raleigh Jones, left, and Janaria Berry Wednesday, April 13, 2022, in the cafeteria. Frierson was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in November. Since then, she's undergone surgeries and chemotherapy, involving her school community in the journey. Students and faculty members have shown their support through initiatives like Wig Wednesday. Frierson plans to retire at the end of the school year in 2023. - photo by Scott Rogers
If anyone knows the power of compassion and community support, it’s Centennial Arts Academy’s Leslie Frierson.