Community celebrates with Spiers

Lancaster Band Boosters presented a bench to retiring band director Robbie Spiers. From left are Kathleen Manley and Spiers. Photo by Madison White Franks

by Madison White Franks

Thunderstorms and rain did not stop the Lancaster Band Boosters and the community from celebrating the retirement of Lancaster High School (LHS) band director Robbie Spiers last Saturday.

“Robbie’s Red Devil Roast,” honoring Spiers’ 33 years, was moved from Town Centre Park to the Kilmarnock Firehouse.

The event included music, food and fellowship.

Colleague and friend Glen Burtner shared why Spiers was so successful as a band director at LHS…