Rachel Nowak is a junior this year at Venice High School who lost her left hand in a tragic jet ski accident on Roberts Bay in June, 2014 just 20 days before her 16th birthday.
Rachel’s first thoughts when she surfaced and saw her injury was about cheerleading. She thought “Oh no, I’m not going to be able to cheer again.” Rachel does competitive cheer on an allstars cheer team at Rock Solid in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Three days after leaving the hospital, Rachel was back at her gym working hard with her coach learning how to tumble with one arm.
Rachel has always been an upbeat and positive girl with a smile that brightens a room when she walks in. She says, “I’ve learned from this accident, not to let anything hold you back to pursue what you want to achieve. I’m still me, I want to continue what I love to do, competitive cheer and go to college”.
Friends & Family are fundraising for Rachel Nowak to help with her current & future medical expenses.
Thank you for thinking of Rachel and your donation!
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