September 2017 issue


On Aug. 8, math teacher and Sensations coach Roxanne Fetsch was admitted to the ER with severe back pain. Within the week, she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, also called ALL, a disease rarely found in young adults. Although it has a 95 percent survival rate when diagnosed early enough — which it was — the entire experience has been physically and emotionally taxing on Mrs. Fetsch. In this issue, the Central Focus shares the story of her battle.