Name: Sophie Verrecchia
Age: 13
Dance Studio: Savage Dance Company, MD
Why Sophie wants to be a voice for children fighting cancer:

Cancer is such a devastating disease. Everyone is terrified of it. Childhood cancer is the most frightening of all. But there is hope and when children get cancer a little hope can make all the difference. I think people sometimes get scared or uncomfortable around people with cancer and that’s just silly. The person is still the same, they just have a battle to fight. Cancer isn’t contagious but kindness is. I want to be an ambassador for Dance, Hope, Cure to spread kindness and support for children with cancer.