This is the true story of Heather McCoy. This article and short video of Heather were on the local news about her journey with Cystic Fibrosis. She is 20 years old and presently at Duke Hospital waiting for a double -lung transplant. This amazing young woman has a spirit for God so positive and endearing. She lifts up other people! She brightens the day of every one around her!
When you find yourself in a hard place; a difficult place, remember Heather. She just wants to breathe.
Please take a few moments and be uplifted by the grace of God through Heather’s story on this TV video.
- CCTC student organizations to host fund-raising event for former student Heather McCoy
Former CCTC student Heather McCoy is awaiting a double lung transplant, and student clubs and organization from across the college plan to band together to raise funds to assist McCoy and her family. The event will be held on Saturday, October 6 from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm at the Main Campus on North Guignard Drive in Sumter as part of National Student Day, which recognizes student volunteerism in the community.The events will include a yard sale, bake sale, concessions, a raffle, a car wash, chair massages, and other activities. Student clubs and organizations committed to the event so far include: ACTS (A Calling to Salvation), Creative Arts Society, Criminal Justice Association, Natural Resources Management Club, Phenomenal Women, Phi Theta Kappa, and Umami (Pleasant and Savory Taste).Anyone who is interested in donating items for the yard sale or bake sale should contact CCTC Auxiliary Services Director Mark Neil at 778-6669.