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Trindale Adam

Trindale Adam

Community rallies around math teacher with cancer

‘Cancer Benefit/Bash of Hope’ this Saturday

By Vickie Middlebrooks

Trindale Adams is suffering from a rare cancer called perivascular epithelioid cell tumor. A proud alumnus of South Carolina State University, he is a loving husband and father of a two year old son. He is also a devoted middle school math and engineering teacher at Roosevelt Middle School in West Palm Beach. He was diagnosed with cancer this summer and unfortunately it is progressing steadily. “This is very devastating news and we never imagined that something like this would happen to one of the most energetic and passionate teachers our county has ever seen,” said Roosevelt Middle School Technology Instructor and Student Council Sponsor Alisa Wright.

The family and friends of Mr. Adams are uniting to raise money to help with his battle on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, they will holding a Cancer Benefit/Bash of Hope at Roosevelt Middle School from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be local bands, concessions, a garage sale, a bake sale and much more. Admission is $2.00 and donations are also being accepted.

According to Ms. Wright, “He has dedicated his life to educating students. He is determined to beat this disease and remains prayerful. His wife, Shantek and son, TJ encourage him daily. We encourage everyone to come out this Saturday and support Mr. Adams.”

            For more information please contact Ms. Wright at or (561) 650-6663.

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