Spencer Rockford discusses his experiences as a student at Ottawa Township High School (OTHS), and the school's strong musical program as exemplified by its continuing success in the Illinois High School Association's (IHSA) annual music contests. The school chalked up twenty sweepstakes victories from 1997 to 2016. Spencer participated in both choir and band while at OTHS, and years later returned to the school be the school's choir director. As a student, Spencer was part of four IHSA Sweepstakes first place wins. As a choral director, he participated in three more victories.