Cherokee High School
This process began about 16 years ago for the Pale family, from the Phillippines.
Katie Bednarek, who is battling brain cancer, graduated Friday night from Cherokee High School. Earlier this week, she received a courage award from county freeholders.
The appreciative audience of schoolkids at the Scottish Rite Auditorium listened as the orchestra played Camille Saint-Saen’s “Carnival of the Animals,” with two pianos.