Former MCHS band members laud Bourgeois

Several Morgan City residents gathered Aug. 25 in Gonzales to help celebrate the life accomplishments of former Morgan City High School band director Calvin Bourgeois, 90. Bourgeois directed the band from the late-40s through 1960. According to the former Morgan City band members, Bourgeois helped them earn many superior ratings and a trip to play at the capitol in Washington, D.C. From left are Dr. F.H. “Chip” Metz, James Young, Goldie Landry O’Bannon, Archie Lovell, Bourgeois, Joan Freia Kostulsky, Theresia Verrett Allbritton, Lucien Adams and Sarah Wooters Burton.

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