March 30, 1961 — Last Saturday, March 25, was a red-letter day for the Luray High School Band when the group competed with 26 other bands in the district band festival at Lane High School in Charlottesville and received a Superior No. 1 rating with all the judges voting unanimously.
This the second year that Luray has received such a rating.
The festival was held in the auditorium of Lane High School in Charlottesville and featured bands from some of the largest schools in the area.
~ From the public archives of the Page News and Courier