Great post by the RSU18 blog. Thank you for highlighting the wonderful work being done by our students in memory of Cassidy.
Shine On Cass has become a familiar phrase throughout Central Maine, seen on everything from t-shirts to bumper stickers—but even more so, the expression has become a call to action.
In the fall of 2014, the RSU 18 community was shaken to its core by a tragic hayride accident that cost the life of a bright and aspiring young woman. Cassidy Charette, just 17 years old and top of her class at Messalonskee High School, was a dedicated student and athlete and a lifelong supporter of her community. In the wake of that tragedy, her friends and family have funneled their grief into a series of events and programs that not only serve to keep Cassidy’s memory alive, but serve and strengthen our community as a whole.
Last year Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine’s first Bowl for Cassidy’s Sake raised a record-breaking $50,000 for a new Messonlonskee school-based…
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