Kathy McMillan​

Track + Field
Inducted: 1999
  • Born in Raeford, NC, 1957
  • Set national girls’ high school long-jump record in 1976 while a senior at Hoke County High School
  • Helped Hoke County to four team state championships in girls’ track and field
  • Standout jumper and sprinter at Tennessee State University from 1976–1981
  • Won gold medal in long jump at the 1979 Pan-American Games
  • Captured silver medal in the 1976 Olympics with jump of 21 ft. 10¼ in. 
  • Member of 1980 U.S. Olympic team in long jump, but was unable to compete when the U.S. team boycotted games