APRIL 17, 2016: Orangeburg High School, Junior Orchestra, 1947

Orangeburg High School has been known for its excellent band program through the years. Pictured above is the Junior Orchestra from 1947. This orchestra consisted mainly of underclassmen who would be promoted to the Senior Orchestra when they became upperclassmen. “Pop” Gentry was the bandleader for all the bands at Orangeburg High School at that time. Left to Right: Front Row: Bobby Ayers, Sammy Salley, Paul Tyler, Charlie Culler, Tommy Baldwin, Second Row: Billy Hughes, Dickie Dukes, Furman Riley, Dewey Pearson, Wayne Livingston, Everette Salley. Back Row: Bobby Cannon.

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