Jakob Wisdom - Interim Band Director Mr. Wisdom was born and raised in Pensacola, Florida, and was a student in the Ransom and Tate Band Programs. He studied and received his Bachelor Degree in Music Education at the University of Southern Mississippi. While still in college Mr. Wisdom worked as a marching band technician for numerous band programs from Florida to Mississippi. Also during college, he marched in the Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps. After graduating with his degree, Mr. Wisdom taught at Ferry Pass Middle School for a short stint before relocating to St. Augustine, Florida, with his wife who is also a band director. While in St. Augustine, Mr. Wisdom was the Director of Bands/Music Teacher at Ponte Vedra High School for two years. In a fortunate effort to relocate closer to family, Mr. and Mrs. Wisdom both found jobs here in Escambia County. Mr. Wisdom will be starting his third year as the Interim Director of Bands at J.M. Tate Senior High School. He is also currently working on his Masters Degree in Music Education from the Florida State University. He is pursuing his Master of Music degree at Florida State University.