Shine On Cass

Great post by the RSU18 blog. Thank you for highlighting the wonderful work being done by our students in memory of Cassidy.

RSU 18 Messenger

Shine on Cass LogoShine 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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1 Response to Shine On Cass

  1. jmcgee818 says:

    Beautiful. I recently had a first grader show me her artwork. It was a rainbow with the words: Shine On Cass. Her young life left such a far reaching legacy.

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