A Blind Choral Student Takes to the Stage in CPCC’s “War Requiem”

CPCC’s Cassidy Hooper, who will graduate from CPCC in May, is set to perform in the Sensoria performance of Benjamin Britten’s “War Requiem.” What makes her story so special? She was born blind and had to learn the music by using braille – no easy feat. Read the complete WFAE-FM story.

Meet One of “Molly’s Kids:” Cassidy Hooper

For years WBTV anchor Molly Grantham has followed the stories of dozens of kids with uphill medical battles. She has regularly featured these individuals on her “Molly’s Kids” segment on WBTV. Cassidy

That is how the Charlotte community came to learn about a young girl named Cassidy Hooper who was born without eyes and a nose. This fall, Cassidy starts her college journey at CPCC’s Harper Campus, majoring in mass communication and broadcasting. (She aspires to be a radio talk show host.)

Learn more about this young woman in this post by Molly Grantham. You’ll be inspired by her courage, resolve and favorite saying – “I don’t need easy. I just need possible.”