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Mason City Girl Surprised with Wish at School Assembly - MEDIA ALERT


December 15, 2015



The sophomore at Mason City High School will be surprised with her wish to go to Australia and see the Great Barrier Reef at the school’s December 18th assembly, which will focus on giving back to the community.

Carla Miller, Make-A-Wish volunteer, will be the on-site contact for this event. 

What:           Wish child Katheelyn Montes (15, Mason City) asked to go to Australia to tour the Great Barrier Reef. Katheelyn qualifies for a wish through Make-A-Wish because of her chronic renal condition. She is learning at a school assembly on Friday that her wish is approved.


Who:            Katheelyn Montes, wish child
          Mason City High School Staff & Students

                    AVAILABLE TO INTERVIEW:
          Carla Miller, Make-A-Wish Iowa volunteer, Katheelyn’s wish granter
          Katheelyn Montes, wish child


Date/Time:    Friday, December 18th at 2:45 p.m.

Location:       Mason City High School Gymnasium


About Make-A-Wish Iowa
Make-A-Wish® Iowa grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. The Foundation has granted wishes to more than 3,000 children with life-threatening medical conditions since 1987 and currently grants a wish in Iowa about every other day.  To find out more, visit  Share the Power of a Wish®!

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