As high school bands and orchestras prepare for their year-end concerts all around America, one North Dakota high school is celebrating their band director's amazing career. 

John Syverson has taught for 38 years at Fargo South High School. Now, he's getting ready to direct his final concert. 

His present and former Jazz Ensemble students have come together on a special presentation, "Turn It Up," as a farewell to their beloved teacher.

Watch the segment above.

And stay tuned for the next My America With Elisabeth Hasselbeck to hear the story of a chef who left the big city to run his own restaurant on wheels in Cleveland.