It was a shocking diagnosis for a 16 year old: stage two ovarian cancer.
But instead of letting her illness get her down Lauren Weyl is making a difference in the lives of others battling cancer.
The Tates Creek student shaved her head during halftime of the school's game against dunbar Friday night.
Dozens of other students, family members, and friends joined in and also shaved their heads or cut their hair.
Wehl's hair will be donated to Locks of Love - an non-profit organization that provides hair peices for children who have medical hair loss.
Weyl had started growing her hair for Locks of Love even before she was diagnosed with cancer.
During the game, a hair salon gave free haircuts to anyone who wanted to donate their hair to locks of love as well.