GUEST SPEAKERS

David Lloyd, ESPN

Emcee 2016 - 2018 

David is one of ESPN’s longest tenured anchors and currently co-hosts “Coast to Coast,” the 11 a.m. weekday SportsCenter, with Cari Champion. David joined ESPN as an ESPNEWS anchor in October 1997. A native of Westport, Connecticut, he graduated in1983 from Colgate University with a bachelor of arts degree in international relations.

Chris Swetzes

2018

Chris, a 2018 graduate from Avon High School, was diagnosed with metastatic Ewing’s sarcoma, a bone and soft tissue cancer, in March 2016. He is currently undergoing chemotherapy treatment at Connecticut Children’s. Chris served as co-captain for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life for the past 2 years and volunteers his time with several organizations, including Move Mountains, Vie for the Kids, Inc. and Gifts of Love.

 

Chris is attending the University of Connecticut  and plans to major in mechanical engineering.

Kyla Pokorny

2016

Kyla  tirelessly battled Ewings Sarcoma for seven years while dedicating her life to raising awareness and financial support to make a difference for others. Her heroic efforts and vision will continue to make an extraordinary difference in the lives of other children battling cancer. Her foundation, Move Mountains, focuses on helping every child in the U.S. who is undergoing life-improving, life-extending and life-saving chemotherapy.