Hard work and dedication have improved performance, both in practice and competition.
Jasmine Gryne - 400m & 100 Meter Hurdles
Gabriella Duncan-Smith- 400 & 100 Meters
Aryanna Johnson - 400 meters
Jordan Clark - 60 Meters & 200 Meters
Samuel Smith 17-18 Young Men 110m hurdles 14.67 (Outdoor Record)
Jasmine Gryne 15-16 Girls 400m Hurdles 1:00.52 (Outdoor Record)
Jordan Clark 17-18 Young Men 60m 6.92/ 200m 22.39 (Indoor Record)
Displaying a great attitude, good attendance, and consistent training habits, exemplifying the essence of sportsmanship and athletic competition.
Athlete of Year Indoor Season
Athlete of Year Outdoor Season
400m / Triple & Long Jump
Aryanna exemplified the term track & field athlete, by displaying her talents competing in the field and on the track
GPA 3.2 or greater
Nyla Armand - 4.0
Darci Khan - 3.66
Bianca Browne - 3.3
Highest Overall GPA (4.48)
for the third consecutive year.
"It is one thing to be a winner in sports and
another entirely to be a winner in life.
(15-16) Region Champion
400m hurdles 1:02.54
USATF National Youth Outdoor (15-16) National Champion 400m hurdles 1:02.34
USATF National Junior Olympic
National Champion 400m hurdles 1:00.52
2019 recipient of the Ron Williams D.C. Express Scholarship. This scholarship was established five years ago as a way to honor our Founder and President for dedicating so much of his life to working with youth in DeKalb and the surrounding counties.
Madison exhibits the highest qualities of a D.C. Express Athlete, based on a combination of hard work and dedication, both in practice and competition, displaying a great attitude, integrity, good attendance, consistent training habits, and competitive attitude, exemplifying sportsmanship, academic and outstanding athletic accomplishments.
USATF Hershey National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships - 800m / 13th in the Nation
President's Award is awarded to Darci Khan- who has demonstrated the highest qualities of a D.C. Express Athlete, with integrity, sportsmanship, academics, competitive attitude and dedication. Darci has proved she is the G.O.AT. as a D.C. Express short hurdler, with six club records in two age groups indoors and outdoors. Three-time National Champion, Junior Olympic Silver Medalist, two-time high school state champion. We are proud of your contribution to the success of the organization and the vital role in the fruition of our purposes and goals". Much success to you as you continue your future in academics and athletics at the University of Kentucky.
Sinclair Bowdre - whose dedication and support have been vital to the success of the organization, has contributed her many talents in countless ways, as a former athlete, a Hall of Fame member, board member and financial contributor, and being intricately involved in the banquet in various roles and have helped bring to fruition our purposes and programs.