Siegel High School’s band wins $1,000 in March 2 Top contest

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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.