Justin Bell is in his first year as the Director of Bands at North Bay Haven Charter Academy and is excited to join such an amazing staff. Prior to his position at NBH, Mr. Bell was the Director of Bands at Madison County High School in Madison, Florida, during his time at MCHS the band doubled in size, raised over 40,000 dollars for new instruments and uniforms, and qualified for the FMBC for the first time. Mr. Bell was the director of bands and choral activities for Lewis County High School (TN) for six years. Mr. Bell oversaw all aspects of the music program in middle and high school and under his instruction, the program grew from 12 students to over 160. The LCHS marching band won over a hundred awards, over two million dollars in music scholarships, and his students were recognized by multiple state and national programs. Mr. Bell was named teacher of the year at LCHS and the VFW teacher of the year for the school district and state district seven. He holds a BS in Music Education and a MAED in Educational Leadership from Bethel University (TN). Mr. Bell teaches: the NBH High School Band, Jazz Band, and Middle School Bands.