Paul Bright leads Winthrop Grade School students in a song at the start of the musical tribute to late third grade teacher Bill Giasson, put on by several of his friends who were members of the Downeast Country Music Association. Giasson’s sister and his children spoke to the students and donated one of his guitars to the school before the show started. Giasson, who died in February at age 61, had facilitated the Augusta Kinship Support Group, a group for people raising a relative’s child, for 10 years. That group established a memorial music camp scholarship in his honor for four students.


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