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Former students honored and celebrated Sam Tsugawa on Saturday, August 6. To understand the tone of the evening, a former student, Mike Hylton's testimonial, class of 2000:

“I owe so much of what I've become to Sam's influence. I have become a band teacher in Cache County School district because of the positive musical experiences I had in High School. The band room was one of the only places I felt at home and part of something great. Sam always treated me like an adult and trusted me to take care of responsibilities that helped shape my character and love of music.  Any opportunity I have to tell people I was a student of Sam Tsugawa I take.”

For more articles on this epic event, go to:

http://mapletonnews.com/students-honor-sam-tsugawa-tribute-concert/14490/

and

http://www.heraldextra.com/news/local/south/springville/springville-orchestra-alumni-surprise-retiring-director-with-concert/article_1075f7c9-4a27-57f1-b447-a0ee2e217851.html

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