MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) – Second place winners Siegel High School’s band won $1,000 in the 2016 March 2 the Top contest.
On Wednesday the band was presented their check from Old Hickory Credit Union.
Band director Alex Sears told News 2 he hopes to spend the money on new percussion equipment to expand the band next year.
Sears said band members practice about two or three times a week for a total of nine to 12 hours.
The students also compete in competitions and perform during the school’s Friday night football games.