Regis High School student honored for helping cancer patients

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) An area high school student is honored for the brightening the lives of kids with cancer.

Jamie Holm, a Freshman at Regis High school in Eau Claire was recognized during an award ceremony Wednesday afternoon.

Jamie worked with his family to create "Frog4Life," an organization that has raised $10,000 to buy games, toys and iPads to help comfort people going through cancer treatments.

He says they started about 6 years ago after his brother passed away from cancer.

"It just helps them to recover, we've helped people who are almost goin got wuit, then they all of a sudden either get up, walk around or they just get cheered up, and thats really fun to see happen," says Holm.

At the ceremony, he was given an engraved bronze medal for his selection as a finalist for Wisconsin in the 2014 Prudential spirit of Community Awards.

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