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History of our Band

Year

Director(s)

# in band

Special Notes

1963

Donald H. Babcock

?

School was founded in this year, with a band program

1964

Donald H. Babcock

?

1965

Donald H. Babcock

?

1966

Donald H. Babcock

?

1967

Donald H. Babcock

31

1968

Donald H. Babcock

32

1st Year to have uniforms; they were brown with fringe, "Indian Style"

1969

(Minnie Hand)

29

No formal band, but had a "band club"

1970

Raymond Farve

62

1st year for a majorette team

1971

Raymond Farve

45

1972

Raymond Farve & Gene Ayers

39

1973

Raymond Farve & Dennis Walker

42

Band got new, formal uniforms with a large "CC" on the front

1974

Jack Romine

?

1975

Jack Romine

31

The school's fight song, "Grand Entry," is written by Mr. Romine

1976

Jack Romine

44

1977

Jack Romine

58

1978

Jack Romine

?

1979

?

?

1980

Cortez Castillo & P. Pollard

30

1st year to field a flag corps

1981

Cortez Castillo & P. Pollard

34

1982

Cortez Castillo & P. Pollard

27

1983

Cortez Castillo & Edward Jackson

23

1984

Cortez Castillo & Eddie Cole

19

1985

Eddie Cole

?

1986

Eddie Cole

?

1987

None

0

Band was discontinued this year

1988

None?

0

1989

?

?

Band was reinstated into the curriculum

1990

?

?

1991

None

0

Band was once again discontinued

1992

None?

0

1993

Nancy Williams

50

Band was once again reinstated, with new updated uniforms, with a maroon/white top, grey pants and a maroon and grey hat

1994

Nancy Williams

52

1995

Nancy Williams

62

1996

Nancy Williams

53

1997

Nancy Williams

45

1998

Nancy Williams

58

1999

Nancy Williams

78

New uniforms, a variation on the previous uniform, but with black pants and a maroon/black hat

2000

Nancy Williams/Thomas Chambers

70

2001

Elter Wilson & Larry McCullough

34

Finally new plumes, black w/silver accents - jumped into the new marching style with a very progressive show.

2002

Elter Wilson & Larry McCullough & Elijah Ben

37

2003

Elter Wilson & Larry McCullough & Elijah Ben

40

       2004       Elter Wilson
                     Larry McCullough
                     Elijah Ben
                     Dorian Trahan
                                                                                                      37         
       2005       Elter Wilson
                     Larry McCullough
                     Elijah Ben
                     Dorian Trahan
                                                                                                      32
       2006       Elter Wilson
                     Larry McCullough
                     Elijah Ben
                     Dorian Trahan
                                                                                                      34
 
       2007       Elter Wilson
                     Larry McCullough
                     Elijah Ben
                     Dorian Trahan
                                                                                            37
       2010      Elter Wilson
                    Dorian Trahan
                    Elijah Ben
                                                                                                      27
 
       2011     Elter Wilson
                   Dorian Trahan
                   Elijah Ben
                                                                                                      22                                                            
      2012     Elter Wilson
                  Dorian Trahan
                  Elijah Ben           
                                                                                                     23
 
      2013     Elter Wilson
                  Dorian Trahan
                  Elijah Ben
                                                                                                     20