There was a big assembly in the gym where the Cheerios were slated to perform a routine, and then out comes Mercedes, talking about how cheerleading should be more about looking good and winning - that people should be okay with the the way that they are. She sang a stirring rendition of Christina Aguilera's "Beautiful", which touched me greatly, especially when others who felt the same way Mercedes did stood up to join her.
As for April, she's sobering up and heading off to Broadway, which I think is her true calling. Turns out her lover died in front of her, and the man's wife gave her two million dollars to keep quiet. In a last gesture of goodwill, she bought the school auditorium for the glee club and did one last song before saying goodbye. I am so happy that April is finally going to do something great with her life.
She's going to be okay.