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Cannon School To Host A Celebration Assembly


March 06, 2013



The event is set to celebrate the accomplishment of reaching a $6,000 goal by two high school seniors

WHO:    Upper school students of the Cannon School in Concord, NC will be in attendance at an assembly celebrating the accomplishments of two fellow seniors, Katherine Goode and Victoria Godley, for their Senior Capstone Project.

 WHAT:  Cannon School will host an Assembly celebrating Katherine Goode and Victoria Godley meeting their $6,000 goal to grant a wish for local child through the Kids For Wish Kids Program at Make-A-Wish® Central & Western North Carolina. The afternoon will include a Wish Child Reveal in which Katherine and Victoria will be able to meet the child whose wish they adopted, for the first time.  There will also be a Wish Moment in which the family of the Wish Child will speak about the positive impact the girls school fundraising project has had on them.  Most importantly, the Assembly is an afternoon of celebrating all the accomplishments of Katherine and Victoria while acknowledging all the girls fundraising events in which they added hope, strength and joy to a family of a Wish Child. 

WHERE:  The Cannon School Gymnasium  
5801 Poplar Tent Rd, Concord, NC 28027

WHEN:  Wednesday, March 20, 2013

                        Assembly at Cannon School : 10:50 - 11:15 a.m.



  • Interview Make-A-Wish® Central and Western North Carolina representative
  • Interview wish child and their family
  • Visuals of a wish child being revealed to sponsors
  • Visuals of a Wish Family expressing to the crowd the impact the fundraising has had on their family
  • Visuals of the community coming together in a school assembly, celebrating accomplishments of driven students


Make-A-Wish® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. It is the largest wish-granting charity in the world, with 62 chapters in the United States and its territories and 27 international affiliates on five continents. Make-A-Wish® Central and Western North Carolina serves 51 counties in North Carolina from Burlington (Alamance County) to the west. The chapter has granted more than 3,000

wishes since its inception in 1985 and has never turned down a wish for an eligible child. For more information, please visit or call 1-877-677-WISH.

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217 E. Tremont Avenue
Charlotte, NC  28203

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