Maya Sanchez-Strauss, a 13-year-old Canton Country Day School student, seemed surprisingly nonchalant about her big accomplishment. After all, Maya took second place in the 2014 International Virtual Science Fair, a prestigious competition for middle-school students worldwide sponsored by Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools.
Chloe was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in 2006, when she was just 3 1/2 years old. Her mom, Jaclyn, said she had seemed to catch a cold and was very tired and pale. A routine trip to the doctor just to double-check turned up some disturbing test results.