“HCSO SSgt. Jennifer Watt has 𝗮 𝗺𝗶𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆 𝗡𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿, and that mission is to honor the memory of her mother Aletha Lyons who passed away in December 2020 from complications of small cell lung cancer.
As she was undergoing treatment for the disease, Aletha began making chemo care bags for other patients who were also fighting a cancer battle. SSgt. Watt has carried on that tradition every November because 𝗡𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝗶𝘀 𝗟𝘂𝗻𝗴 𝗖𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲𝗿 𝗔𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗠𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗵.
SSgt. Watt, who has served both Johnson High School and Cherokee Bluff High School as an SRO, gets support for the project from students and staff. This year, they donated enough goodies to create 𝟲𝟭 𝗰𝗵𝗲𝗺𝗼 𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗯𝗮𝗴𝘀! All of the bags will go to cancer patients undergoing treatment at 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗟𝗼𝗻𝗴𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗲𝘁 𝗖𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗶𝗰 𝗖𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲𝗿 𝗖𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿 in Gainesville. We love seeing partnerships like this!”