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Ron Evans, band director at Benton Harbor High School, is retiring after 37 years in the education field, 17 of them with Benton Harbor Area Schools. He spent his last five years as the band director for the high school.

Benton Harbor High School Band Director Ron Evans may not be from Benton Harbor, but he says he feels like he is.

He’s retiring June 12 after leading the band for five years. But he’s actually been with the school district for 17 years, having worked 1988-2000 as the band director for McCord and King middle schools and as an assistant band director for the high school.

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