Chancey Bush
Dakota Ridge senior Grant Bybee grimaces as clippers are applied to his locks during a fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society hosted by the student government.
A lock for solidarity: Students cut their hair for a cause

Laurie Lawless sat clutching a ponytail of her recently cut hair in her hand, her shock palpable to the 1,500 or so onlookers who filled the Dakota Ridge High School gymnasium.

The Dakota Ridge mathematics teacher had not had a haircut in nine years — since the school held its very first Shave for the Cure event.