Andover students show support for assistant principal fighting cancer

ANDOVER, Kan. Andover High School students come together to let their assistant principal know she's not alone in her fight against cancer.

Over the summer, Connie Redic received her lymphoma diagnosis. Despite her health battle, she makes it a point to be at school as much as she can.

During the second quarter of Andover's football game against Maize South Friday night, the student section changed from white to purple and posted a sign that said, "Redic Strong."

Redic says she didn't know what the student section was planning ahead of Friday night's game, but she says their support is important to her.

"They were wearing white, and then I hear my name and the announcer says, 'this quarter is dedicated to Mrs. Redic,' and I turn around and see they had changed to purple and the sign that said 'Redic Strong' for lymphoma awareness. And I just get overwhelmed with emotion from the kids and their support," she says.