Band

NHS Band

The Nettleton Band program is under the direction of Josh Funderburg and Brian Gillentine.

Mr. Josh Funderburg is a graduate of Mississippi State University.  His teaching experience includes Oak Hill Academy, West Point High School, and Hamilton High School before arriving at Nettleton.  Mr. Funderburg lives in Hamilton with his wife and 3 little boys.  He is excited to be the director at Nettleton and looks forward to helping the band grow over the years to come. 

Mr. Brian Gillentine is from Amory. After graduating from the University of Mississippi, Mr. Gillentine spent 25 years teaching at various schools including Pontotoc and Hatley. He then became head band director over the Itawamba Community College band. He has retired from ICC and settled in Nettleton to help the program with his many expertise in the band.

The Nettleton School district band has a long tradition of excellence. We would like to thank our supporters for all their help throughout the years. For the 2016-2017 season, the Nettleton High School Band received all superior ratings on the marching field. We placed 2nd at the Corinth Band Competition and 5th in the state overall the 3a bands at state championships. We also received superior ratings on the concert stage at our concert evaluation. We are planning to continue our successes this year in both Jr. High and High School.