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OCHS Pep Band goes green for drummer

Oregon City High School’s Pioneer Pep Band has been wearing bright green, instead of the traditional OCHS red, in support of senior percussionist Brandon Soumokil, who was diagnosed with Stage 4 Hodgkins lymphoma last May and has been undergoing treatment ever since.

by: PHOTO COURTESY: CHRISTY PARRISH - Oregon City High School's Pioneer Pep Band, which is the sixth man at OC basketball games, is currently wearing bright green for a senior band member fighting lymphoma.Green T-shirts also will be for sale at upcoming home games to help raise funds for Soumokil and his family. Frequently recognized for its talent nationally, the band recently won second place in the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl parade Jan. 1 in Jacksonville, Fla. OCHS choir members also raised money for Soumokil (“Local choirs head to Singing Christmas Tree,” Nov. 22).



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