FOUNDER

Teens of Pink Ribbon® was founded in 2014 by Fern Duberman, a Boca Raton resident, interior designer, and cancer awareness advocate. With Fern’s guidance, TOPR has evolved into a network of teens and adults committed to wellness, education, and fundraising, illuminating the resources within the community.

TOPR Officers 2021-2022

Madison Huang

President

MADISON HUANG is the Vice President of Teens of Pink Ribbon. She is a junior at Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where she is a part of the cancer awareness club, and this is her second year as a TOPR. In her free time, Madison enjoys spending time with her friends, playing piano, and playing volleyball.

I am a TOPR because I think it is so important to spread awareness about cancer, and by being a TOPR, we have the ability to make a real difference by educating youth and helping those in need.
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Madison Huang
Vice-President@ Pine Crest

Jeremy Shook

Co-President@ Saint Andrews School

JEREMY SHOOK is a co-president of TOPR at Saint Andrews School in Boca Raton, Florida where he is a junior. He likes hanging out with friends, working out, and listening to music.

I am a TOPR because several members of my family have combatted cancer and I would love to help others fight through similar battles.
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Jeremy Shook
Co-President@ Saint Andrews

Ian Harris

Co-President@ Saint Andrews School

IAN HARRIS is the co-president of TOPR at Saint Andrews School in Boca Raton, Florida. He is a junior and in his free time he likes to play football, soccer, and watch movies.

I am a TOPR because I want to help those who are battling cancer and raise awareness. I want to dedicate more time to giving back to those in need and take a larger role in my community.
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Ian Harris
Co-President@ Saint Andrews

Ava Seigel

Co-President@ Olympic Heights

AVA SEIGEL is the President of TOPR at Olympic Heights High School in Boca Raton, Florida. She is a senior and this is her second year as president. In her free time, she enjoys spending time her friends, playing with animals, baking, and going to the beach. She hopes to become a doctor in the future so she can continue to help others and make a difference.

I am a TOPR because I feel it is important for everyone to be informed about illnesses such as cancer, especially teens and youth. TOPR gives us a chance to become educated and make an impact to help and support others.
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Ava Seigel
Co-President@ Olympic Heights

Dylan Brenner

Co-President@ Olympic Heights

DYLAN BRENNER is a co-president of TOPR at Olympic Heights High School in Boca Raton, Florida. She is 17 years old and a senior. Outside of TOPR, Dylan has been a cheerleader for 9 years at Cheer Florida, Flip City, and Top Gun.

I chose to join this club because I wanted to help the community and spread awareness of the types of cancer so people everywhere can more and help!
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Dylan Brenner
Co-President@ Olympic Heights

Riley Towbin

Vice President@ Olympic Heights

RILEY TOWBIN is the vice president of TOPE at Olympic Heights High School in Boca Raton, Florida, where she is a senior. In her free time, Riley likes to sing, eat, and spend time with her friends and family.

I am a TOPR because I lost one of my favorite people to cancer. By spreading awareness through this organization maybe we can get a little closer to finding a cure.
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Riley Towbin
Vice President@ Olympic Heights

Ethann Brewer

President@ Spanish River

ETHANN BREWER is the President of TOPR at Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Florida. She is a senior who is eager to share her knowledge about cancer. In her free time, Ethann likes to play lacrosse, and is interested in makeup and hair dye.

I am a TOPR because I want to help educate people and raise awareness while putting a smile on everyone’s face.
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Ethann Brewer
President@ Spanish River

Kaitlyn Harris

Vice President@ Spanish River

KAITLYN HARRIS is the vice president of TOPR at Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Florida, where she is a junior. In her free time, Kaitlyn likes to watch Disney movies, bake, and play Animal Crossing.

I am a TOPR because being able to spread awareness about cancer is something that is really important to me, and joining this club will allow me and so many other people to make a difference.
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Kaitlyn Harris
Vice President@ Spanish River

Catherine Paulitz

President@ Wellington High School

CATHERINE PAULITZ is the President of TOPR at Wellington High School in Wellington, Florida. She is a senior and heavily involved in the theater program at her school.

Cancer has personally touched my life as my mom passed from this disease 8 years ago. I would like to spread as much knowledge, education, and awareness as possible to limit other people having to go through the same struggle that I did.
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Catherine Paulitz
President@ Wellington High School

Lillian Paulitz

Co-President@ Wellington High School

LILLIAN PAULITZ is the Vice President of TOPR at Wellington High School in Wellington, Florida, where she is a senior. In her free time, Lillian enjoys swimming competitively, drawing, and painting. She has a love for Japanese culture and hopes to visit the country one day.

I am a TOPR because I personally have experienced the pain of having to witness someone with cancer and would like to educate people on the issues so that we can spread awareness.
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Lillian Paulitz
Co-President@ Wellington High School

Lara Troche

Web-Page Designer@ Wellington High School

LARA TROCHE is the web page designer of TOPR attending Wellington High School in Wellington, Florida, where she is a senior. In her free time, Lara enjoys dancing, collecting albums, and hanging out with friends.

I am a TOPR because I know someone who has battled cancer and I want to make a difference. By helping to educate others, we can cause an impact. Being alongside others, it assures them that they are not alone and they will always have support by their side.
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Lara Troche
Web-Page Designer@ Wellington High School

Selena Boukzam

Co-President@ Boca High

SELENA BOUKZAM a co-president of TOPR at Boca Raton Community High School in Boca Raton, Florida where she is a senior. In her free time, Selena likes to sing and collect albums.

I am a TOPR because I personally have many close people to me who have suffered from cancer and this is my way to spread awareness and give back to the community.
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Selena Boukzam
Co-President@ Boca High

Delaney Dalton

Co-President@ Boca High

DELANEY DALTON is a co-president of TOPR at Boca Raton Community High School in Boca Raton, Florida. Currently a senior, Delaney has been an accountable TOPR since her freshman year. She cannot wait to see what being a co-president has in store. In her free time, Delaney enjoys acting, painting, singing, and sewing.

I am a TOPR because both of my parents have struggled with cancer in the past and I think being a part of this club really helps spread awareness to teens and about the statistics and effects of cancer.
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Delaney Dalton
Co-President@ Boca High

Divya Aggarwal

Vice President@ Boca High

DIVYA AGGARWAL is the Vice President of TOPR at Boca Raton Community High School in Boca Raton, Florida. Her hobbies include drawing and cooking.

I am a TOPR because cancer affects all of us but it’s up to us to promote awareness and wellbeing for all, whether you have been personally affected or know someone that has.
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Divya Aggarwal
Vice President@ Boca High

Sydney Richner

President@ Boca High

SYDNEY RICHNER is the president of TOPR at Florida Atlantic University High School, where she is a senior. In her free time, she likes to binge watch Netflix and eat. She is very creative a well as she writes poetry and fictional stories.

I am a TOPR because I want to make a difference in my community. I believe that suffering can best be combatted through support and kindness. It’s also very important to spread the word about cancer! Education and awareness is key to overcoming it, and helping others to do so.
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Sydney Richner
President@ FAU High

Hannah Friedlander

President & Vice President@ Boca High

HANNAH FRIEDLANDER is the Co-Vice President of Teens of Pink Ribbon. She is currently a junior at Oxbridge Academy in West Palm Beach, Florida, where she has been involved in the Cancer Awareness Club for the past two years. In her free time, Hannah enjoys playing piano, cooking, and spending time with her friends and family.

I am a TOPR because cancer has had an unfortunate presence in the lives of many of my relatives, and thus, I recognize and praise the significance of educating the youth on the illness as well as providing the resources to do so.
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Hannah Friedlander
President & Vice President@ FAU High

Alexa Berk

President & Vice President@ West Boca High

ALEXA BERK is the Vice President of Teens of Pink Ribbon, as well as, the President at West Boca Raton High School. She is a sophomore and it is her second year as a TOPR. In her spare time, Alexa enjoys spending time with her family and friends, baking, and shopping.

I am a TOPR because I lost a family member due to cancer and I feel it is important to spread awareness to teens so we can make a big difference.
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Alexa Berk
President & Vice President@ West Boca High
 

Board of Directors

  • Marlene Aron
  • Fern Duberman
  • Lew Duberman
  • Stacey Goldstone
  • Ileane Greenfader
  • Maria Lasso
  • Jeff Levine
  • Dr. Joe Rabinovitz
  • Jill Shavitz
  • Ellen Shulman
  • Jill Wrubel