June 23, 2017

Band director honored for her service by Michelle Libby

Band director for Windham High School, Betty McIntyre was honored last Wednesday for her years of dedication to the Veterans from The American Legion Post 148 in Windham. After 32 years in Windham, she is retiring from teaching. 
Dave Tanguay, Pam Whynot (president of American Legion Auxiliary), Betty McIntyre and Commander Mel Greenier.

“I am done quietly, but done,” McIntyre told the Veterans Wednesday morning. McIntyre has been volunteering for more than 40 years; first as a trumpet player in her home town, and then as the band director in South Dakota and finally in Windham. 

“I appreciate the recognition from you,” said McIntyre. “I wish you the very best as this post develops. This is very thoughtful.” She has been performing with her band in Memorial Day parades for the last 32 years, she said. 

The American Legion post honors both God and country. “That’s why we’re here and why we’re recognizing Betty,” said veteran Dave Tanguay.

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