Check Presented To Family Of Chautauqua Lake Student
Superintendent Ben Spitzer and principal Josh Liddell, standing at right, prepare to present a check for $4,757.49 to the family of Chautauqua Lake Central School seventh-grader Drake McKane, who is battling leukemia. The funds were raised at benefit girls’ basketball games and by the National Honor Society, who coordinated complementary fundraising efforts. Ready to accept the check are (seated) Drake’s father John McKane, Drake and his mother Debbie McKane, and his siblings Logan McKane and Dylan Hubbell. Standing are members of the girls’ varsity and JV basketball teams, with coaches Bill Persons (varsity) and Maggie Dalton (JV) and members of the National Honor Society, with advisors Emily Pendl and Leigh-Anne Hendrick.