Teen Throws 'Super Sweet 16' Party To Raise Money For Children's Hospital

02/09/2012 12:43 pm ET

Charlotte Schofield, a Somerville High School student, recently held a huge bash at The Center for Arts at the Armory, a local venue that looks like a small castle, complete with a red carpet entrance, a paparazzi-style photographer and a dress code. The 150-some-odd guests came dressed in black and white, except for Schofield, who wore pink.

It was much like a scene from MTV's "My Super Sweet 16," a show that follows spoiled, bratty teenagers as they plan lavish Sweet 16 birthday parties. But there was one big difference: Schofield used her Sweet 16 party to raise over $1000 for Boston Children's Hospital, and her guests brought gifts, not for her, but for sick children being treated at the hospital.

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