Posted Date: 05/12/2022
Madill seniors are on the cusp of graduation. The class of 2022 walks across the stage to turn the tassel on the mortar board at 7:30 p.m. May 13 (Friday) on Alumni Field at Blake Smiley Stadium. The ceremony is expected to be streaming live on Madill’s Livestream and also the Madill Hudl Youtube Channel.
Formerly, Marshall County had 46 schools. At the present time, Marshall County is the only one in the state that contains two school districts or less. The other 76 counties encompass two or more. Madill High School was established in 1909 and graduated the first set of seniors in 1911.
Success stories abound from Madill alums. Doctors, business professionals, politicians, manufacturers, authors, film industry professionals, dentists, journalists, agricultural innovators, aviation experts, military leaders, professors of higher education and professional athletics staff members.
The current senior class has accomplished quite a bit. Hayden Harper became the first Madill FFA member since 1988 to be elected to a state office. Lillian Johnston, Sierra Witaker, Sarai Barrientos-Gomez and Sweety Patel recieved the state superintendent’s award for art excellence. The symphonic band received an excellent rating on stage performance and a superior rating in sightreading at the state contest. The football team recorded a winning record for the first time in five seasons and claimed the most victories since 2016. The Madill girls cross country team was fifth overall at the state meet. The boys soccer team won a regular season district championship. The girls basketball team won the district championship playoff title for the the first time in 12 years. Kendall Robertson, Joslyn Stumblingbear, Isabel Sanchez, Jimena Guevara and Jayden Weiberg all signed letters of intent to play sports in college. Several others will have opportunities to walk on and earn a scholarship if they choose.
Madill has had a total of 16 team state championships in school history. Thirteen of those 16 titles feature running as its main competitive component (Track and cross country). Two came in back-to-back wrestling team state titles in 1992 and 1993. The other was the 1960 Class B state title for the boys basketball squad.