The Westminster Christian Academy Jazz Band, led by band director Eric Taylor, recently placed second at the Phi Mu Alpha Truman State University Jazz Festival, missing first place recognition by a margin of only 0.33 points. The annual event attracts high school and middle school bands from across the Midwest.Freshman Christian McGhee won the Outstanding Solo Performance Award for drums, and junior Dongbin Lee received the Outstanding Soloist Award for his performance on the guitar.