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BOE Recognizes BJ, JC Band Awards

Award winning bands from Bob Jones and James Clemens high schools were honored recently by the Madison City Board of Education.
Superintendent Dr. Ed Nichols and board members wanted to recognize the bands for their outstanding performances and the opportunities they provide for students.
Understandably, hundreds of band students would not fit in the board room, so each school had 3 band members representing their respective bands, along with their band director and school principal.
BJ band director with 3 students and principal Sylvia Lambert along with Dr. Nichols

Bob Jones High School Band Director Leigh Thomas reported these awards from this season so far: Bands at the Rock- 4th Place Overall Band, Best Overall Percussion, Best Overall Color Guard.
Stones River Classic- Grand Champion, Large Division Highest Scoring Band, Best Overall Percussion, Best Overall Music
State Championship- 3rd Place in Class 7A
Bands of America Troy Regional- 2nd Place in Class 3A, 6th Place Overall amongst bands from Florida, South Carolina, Mississippi, and Alabama.
JC band director with three students, principal Kerry Donaldson and superintendent Dr. Ed Nichols
 
James Clemens Band Director Keith Anderson highlighted these awards so far this season: 2nd Place Overall and Outstanding Soloist: Cannon Spidle at the Tennessee Valley Invitational Marching Contest in Muscle Shoals, AL.
2nd Place Overall and Outstanding Musical Achievement at the Peach State Marching Festival in Rome, GA
Finalist at the Bands of America Regional in Troy, AL.