Band Name: Marching Tornadoes
Band Director: Mr. Miguel Bonds
University President: Dr. Billy Hawkins
Location: Talladega, AL
The Talladega College Tornado Marching Band (the Great Tornado) was established in 2012. The marching band is the largest organization on campus, with over 250 members. The band is led by five drum majors and is accompanied by a dance line called Dega Diamonds. The marching band made their debut appearance at the annual McDonald’s Queen City Battle of the Bands and Honda Battle of the Bands in 2015 and performed at the 2017 U.S. presidential inauguration parade in Washington, D.C.
Talladega College is located in the city of Talladega.
The campus consists of 50 acres (200,000 m2) with 17 primary buildings. 32 campus buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Talladega College Historic District. The Band is currently led by Mr. Miguel Bonds.