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On this Date 1976 - HOF Kathy McMillan Sets National Record

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Associate Director, 06/12/21, 5:00AM EDT

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Soaring 22 feet, three inches in the long jump...

On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Kathy McMillan of Hoke County High School set a national high school record in the women’s long jump, soaring 22 feet, three inches in the Jack of the Box Invitational at UCLA. She went on to win a silver medal in the 1976 in the Olympic Games in Montreal. McMillan joined the NCSHOF in 1999.