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Scott Waid is currently serving in his 24nd year of teaching and in his 16th year as the Director of Bands at Hewitt-Trussville High School (2003-Present). Prior to his position at Hewitt-Trussville High School he served four years as Band Director at Hewitt-Trussville Junior High (1999-2003), two years as Assistant Band Director at Hewitt-Trussville High School (1997-1999) and two years as Band Director at Leeds High School and Leeds Middle School (1995-1997). Mr. Waid graduated from Hewitt-Trussville High School in 1990. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Jacksonville State University, and a Masters of Arts in Teaching and Learning with an emphasis in Technology Integration from Nova Southeastern University. While at JSU, Mr. Waid served as Trumpet Section Leader with the Marching Southerners, Student Director of the Basketball Pep Band, and Music Director of the Miss JSU Pageant. His professional affiliations include Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Professional Music Fraternity, International Trumpet Guild, Alabama Bandmasters Association, National Association of Music Educators, and the Alabama Educators Association. Mr. Waid remains active as a performer, playing trumpet at weddings and other engagements throughout the state. Mr. Waid has been blessed with two wonderful children, Grant age 17 and Ginny age 13.