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The ShineOnCass Junior Service Award is in memory of Cassidy Jean Charette, August 31, 1997-October 11, 2014.

The ShineOnCass Junior Service Award, first started in 2015 at Messalonskee High, now includes recognition of outstanding students in surrounding local high schools! Beginning in 2018, this award will be bestowed annually to a JUNIOR at Waterville Senior High who best emulates Cassidy Charette's genuine kindness, exceptional community and school service, compassion, and selfless concern for others. This is a great addition to college applications! All students in the Junior Class are eligible to receive the award. Candidates may be nominated by a parent, teacher, guidance counselor, or community organization, Students are also encouraged to nominate themselves.

The ShineOnCass recipient will receive a monetary gift from the ShineOnCass Foundation to be used at their discretion to extend kindness and service. The recipient will receive a self-addressed stamped envelope and is encouraged to send a note to the Charette family, sharing how they chose to Shine Cassidy's light. Honorable mention recipients will also be recognized.

Applications are completed online and are submitted to the High School Guidance Office. The deadline is May 11, 2020. Awards will be presented at an assembly at the end of the school year.

The link to apply can be found here: SHINE ON CASS NOMINATION 2020