Students and faculty in Northumberland County changed their outfit plans for Friday, Dec. 2, to include the color blue. The statement was not to reflect sadness or relaxation, as blue is often associated with. The blue these students and faculty wore was to show their support and admiration for the beloved Northumberland Middle School Principal, Peggy Myrick.
Myrick, 36, was diagnosed on Oct. 31, with colorectal cancer that has spread to her liver, classifying it as stage IV. Two weeks later she created a blog, pegscancerjourney.wordpress.com, to openly document her journey and battle that has only just begun.
Read full story in the December 7 edition of the Northumberland Echo