The Digital Journalist
Selected photos from Michael O'Brien's The Face of Texas.
© Michael O'Brien

Michael O'BrienWatch a video clip of Michael O'Brien discussing the Cherokee Charmers.
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Cherokee Charmers (Waxahachie, 1988) - The officers of the Waxahachie High School Cherokee Charmers, the school's performing dance squad, posed for a 1989 issue of Life magazine. From left to right: Susan Duke, Hope Hays, Shelley Fromm (captain), Heather McCutchen, and Michelle Rhodes. The Cherokee Charmers - still in existence, though the crew in the photograph has moved on - perform at football games, pep rallies and other special events.