Community History St Landry History

Photo from the Past – 1938 AIC Band

Carola Lillie Hartley
Publisher and Contributing Writer

Members of the 1938 Academy of the Immaculate Conception Band pose for this photograph taken by the Clarion-News photographer on the school grounds in May of that year. Pictured are, left to right, front row: Rita Fadaol, Violin; Inez Guilbeau, Violin; Geraldine Speyrer, Violin; Beverly Ruffino, Drums; Beverly Abdalla, Mellophone; Kathleen Dupont, Xylophone and Chimes; Johnny Clary, Alto Saxophone; Katherine McClelland, Cornet. Back row: Fleta Hollier, Bass Violin; Margaret LaSalle, Violin; Alexa Jean Deaton, Violin; Evelyn Fadaol, Violin; Maurice Chiasson, Violin; Gladys Mae Boagni, Pianist; and Winnie Mae Guillory, Tenor Saxophone. Sister Fabian was the Music Instructor for the band.