Kimberly Coffey

East Islip High School (Credit: CBS 2)

Senior’s Death From Bacterial Meningitis Stuns East Islip High School

She was days from graduation and set to attend Molloy College to pursue a medical career. Instead, a 17-year-old high school senior on Long Island succumbed to a rare disease, and her classmates are worried that bacterial meningitis may be contagious.