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Students donate to Teamwalkerpete Foundation

January 01, 2020

When the tennis team at Vela Middle School held its fundraiser, the students had to decide who would receive the money.

A sixth grader suggested the Teamwalkerpete Foundation, named in honor of Nick who died three years ago of leukemia. 

Local Foundation helping families with sick children

December 05, 2019

The Team Walkerpete Foundation of Harlingen is collecting gift cards to local restaurants for the parents and caregivers of sick children who will spend the holidays in the hospital. 

Aggie remembers brother in Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

"When I think of Nick, I think of Christmas--he loved Christmas so much," said Ashley Peters, a Texas A&M University senior. Peters lost her younger brother Nick to leukemia last year, when Nick was just a teenager.

Nick’s Stocking: Family raises funds to help other families

HARLINGEN — Want to help out a family with a child in the hospital?

Days after dying of cancer, teen elected homecoming king by a landslide

“It brings a lot of emotion to the surface every time — just knowing how much he was loved,” Judi Peters, Nick’s mom, told TODAY.

Night of Black and Gold

TOP STORY: A 'Night of Black and Gold,' a benefit promoting awareness for research on childhood cancer, celebrates the life and legacy of Nick Peters, who suffered from Leukemia. Dulce Cortinas reports

Balloon release for Nick Peters

 Awesome gathering and love from the community. Thank you to all who helped make the service so special.

Remembering Nick: Night to raise awareness of childhood cancer

It’s hard not to. Even those of us who didn’t know him remember him for his wit, spontaneity and his fight to defeat leukemia...

For Nick: Event set to raise awareness for childhood cancer

HARLINGEN – Nick Peters had hoped to be home by now … on the mend from a bone marrow transplant in April. 

Bird Bowl with a cause

HARLINGEN — The players may be battling it out tonight at Boggus Stadium, but they’ll all be wearing gold.

Students remember classmate fallen to leukemia

HARLINGEN — He was funny.  He was smart, opinionated, spontaneous, friendly.

Local teen dies after 7-year battle

HARLINGEN — Just about two weeks ago, friends and family gathered in the Wesley United Methodist Church parking lot. They were adorned in yellow T-shirts and carried signs supporting their friend and classmate Nick Peters.

Classmates posthumously elect leukemia victim homecoming king

HARLINGEN — There was just no stopping him.

Nick Peters, the Harlingen High School student known for running down the halls in a blueberry costume and developing new apps, was elected homecoming king Friday.

High school continues drive to fight leukemia

HARLINGEN — There’s always a need for more research into leukemia.

That’s why the student council at Harlingen High School is once again raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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