Students and staff of Dan McCarty School recently gathered around the school track to create the Circle of Hope and show support for cancer victims, survivors and research. Assistant Principal Luvenia Morgan welcomed and thanked everyone, and Annie Kate Jackson, cancer survivor and Secretary of the American Cancer Society, made brief remarks. Dan McCarty School band director Richard Shaw sang to close the gathering. Many students and staff wore purple or pink to show support as well. Staff and students of Dan McCarty School were proud to participate in this moving and important event.