Our Directors    

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  Jonathan Byrd    

Head Band Director

Mr. Byrd has been the Head Band Director at Obion County Central High School since the Fall of 2013. 

Mr. Byrd is a 2006 graduate of Obion County Central High School. In May of  2010, Mr. Byrd graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin with High Honors earning his Bachelor of Music Degree with an emphasis on K-12 Instrumental Music. In 2018, Mr. Byrd was granted Tenure by the Obion County School System. Mr. Byrd was an Inaugural Member of the Band Director's Marching Band, and was chosen to march as a representative of the State of Tennessee in the New Year's Day Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, CA. In 2021, Mr. Byrd will be beginning his 13th year of teaching. Mr. Byrd has been married to his wife Jessica since 2010, and he loves his fur babies Roxie (dog) and Alice (cat) very much.

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Tucker Pounds

Assistant Band Director

Mr. Pounds is a 2017 graduate of Obion County Central High School. In 2021, he earned a B.M. in Music with an emphasis in K-12 Instrumental Music from the University of Tennessee at Martin. He has been teaching in the Obion County School System since fall 2021. He works as the music teacher at South Fulton Elementary and also as Assistant Band Director at Obion County Central High School helping both the marching band and jazz band. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking and telling dad jokes.