Alief HS student battling cancer has died

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- An Alief Hastings High School graduating senior battling cancer has died, according to a school representative.

Ebony Banks was battling stage four cancer at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Ebony wanted to meet Beyonce and earlier last week, her dream came true.

RELATED: Alief HS student graduates in hospital during cancer battle

With the help of her friends, Ebony FaceTimed with Beyonce Wednesday afternoon from her hospital room.

Earlier this month, the school district held a graduation ceremony for Ebony at the hospital.

According to the school representative, there will be a vigil Sunday night at Alief Hastings.

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