When it came time to choose her senior project, Emily Morris, 17, knew exactly what she would do. “I’ve organized a benefit concert to raise money for a rare disease called cystinosis,” she explained. “The money raised will go straight to the Cystinosis Research Foundation, and that goes straight to research to try to find a cure.” For Morris, whose cousin was diagnosed with the disease at a young age, the concert is more than just an assignment. “This project is more personal,” she said. “That’s why I’m determined to make it a good event.” The senior project, which has …
Concert in Carson City will raise money to help fight rare disease
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