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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Band director gets musical send off


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Green River High School band director Jerrid Washburn give his band one final group hug. Washburn resigned to pursue a pastoral career in Montana.

The band, accompanied by a police escort, made its way down Monroe Avenue.

On Friday, members of the Green River High School Band gathered to give their band director a final farewell.

Shortly after the group found out band director Jerrid Washburn resigned from his position, after more than 15 years of teaching, they started talking about a way to give him a proper send off. They finally decided on marching over to his house and playing a couple of songs for him.

Washburn was an instrumental music teacher at Green River High School and he also taught symphonic band-winds, symphonic band-pe...

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