The members of the Cumberland School Board recognized the members of the Track Team at the meeting held on August 5, 2021. Nalonda Henderson was recognized as the VHSL 1A Region B Female Track Athlete of the Year. In State Championship competition, she placed 2nd in the 100 meters, 3rd in the pole vault, and 8th in girls triple jump. Her brother, Nasir McDonald, was the VHSL 1A Region B Male Track Athlete of the Year. In State championship competition, he was State Champion in the 300 meter hurdles, placed 5th in the 100 meters, and placed 7th in the long jump.
Other State Championship participants included Mario Carter, who placed 4th in the 110 men’s meter hurdles and 6th in the 300 men’s meter hurdles, and Janaia Trent, who placed 4th in the women’s 300 meter hurdles and 4th in the women’s 200 meters.
In addition, the following students were named to the VHSL A Region B Girls Track and Field Runner-up Team: Kaliyah Braxton, Nalonda Henderson, Sarah Jackson, and Janaia Trent. The following students were named to the VHSL A Region B Boys Track and Field 3rd Place Team: Mario Carter, Brandon Diming, Nasir McDonald, and Johnathan Trent.
CAPTION: Nalonda Henderson, Nasir McDonald, and Sarah Jackson attended the August 4, 2021, meeting of the Cumberland School Board and received certificates for their achievements in Track and Field.