Heidi Weaver is a graduate of North Marion High school, having been co-valedictorian of her class. She attended the University of Florida to pursue a degree in Music Education. She took over as the Band Director of Forest High School in 1991 and began a new period of growth within the band program. During her time, band enrollment increased and performance ratings improved. The band recieved its first Superior at District Concert Festival since 1982.
Ms. Weaver left Forest High School in 1995 to pursue an opportunity to teach music overseas in China.