05/23/2012 12:38 pm ET

After Year Of Tragedy, Students Plan To Remember Fallen Friends

Beloved band director Steve Nedzel, of Lincoln-Way West, died nearly one year ago after falling down stairs at his Chicago apartment. It was a major tragedy that struck the high school community, which responded with touching tributes that included a decorated band director's tower outside of the school.

Over the course of the next 12 months, New Lenox was hit with a number of these tragedies, with the victims younger and the deaths more sudden


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