• Guard Instructor- Heidi Frings

    Heidi Frings is a resident of Alabaster, Alabama where she graduated from Thompson High School.  She marched with her high school colorguard for four years, two of which were in leadership.  She also performed with the Thompson High School Winter Guard for four years.

    After graduating high school, Heidi went to Jacksonville State University where she earned her degree in Elementary Education. She marched with The Marching Southerners for all of her four years at the university.  She was in leadership with the Southerner’s Colorguard for two years and performed with Center Stage, the winter guard, for three years.  Heidi is currently pursuing her master’s degree in School Counseling at Jacksonville State University.


    Percussion Instructor- Randall McDonald 

    Randall McDonald is currently a music education major at Jacksonville State University. His primary instrument is percussion and he hopes to teach middle school band in the future. He is a graduate of White Plains High School and was a member of both their band and choir programs. He has been in the JSU marching Southerners front ensemble for 4 years and has participated in percussion ensemble, Latin ensemble, and steel band during his tenure there. His previous teaching experiences include White Plains high school and middle school, Ashville High School, and Rainbow City Middle School. His favorite areas of percussion to teach are percussion ensemble and steel band.

    Marching Indian Staff- Brad White

    Mr. Brad White currently serves as Choir Director/Marching Indians Staff at Ohatchee High School. This is his third year teaching choral music and his first year with Calhoun County Schools. Mr. White is a native of Auburn, AL, graduating from Auburn University in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Music Education (Vocal & Instrumental). He is a veteran of the Auburn University Marching Band. Roll Tribe!