Strike up the band.
Vincent Sneed, music teacher and band director at Hardaway High School, was named Muscogee County School District Teacher of the Year tonight.
The announcement came at a gala sponsored by the Muscogee Educational Excellence Foundation and attended by more than 800 people in the Columbus Convention and Trade Center.
Sneed, a graduate of Hardaway and Columbus State University, was chosen from 59 nominees, one representing each school in the district.
Of the 36 MCSD teachers of the year, Sneed is the fourth from Hardaway.