Class of 2019
--Britte Hardy Aromashodu, Class of 2000; Athlete being inducted for Softball. Four year Varsity Letter winner in three sports: Softball, Track, Basketball. Played Varsity Soccer one year and helped team win State Championship in 2000. Broke and held school track records and was Region Champ in the 100, 200, 4X100, 4x400 and long jump for multiple years. Won Gold at State track invitational in distance medley relay. State track qualifier all four years at McIntosh. Awarded track scholarship to the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) and earned Varsity letter freshman year. Walked on softball team as first African American softball player at Ole Miss. Played softball exclusively after that. Led team in steals and batting average junior year. Team Captain and Student-Athlete of the Week senior year. Varsity Letter winner, SEC Honor Roll & Dean’s List all four years.
--Deanna Walsh McCurdy, Class of 1992; Athlete being inducted for Cross Country. Varsity letter winner in Cross Country and Track. Member 1991 Cross Country AAAA Region Champions, which placed 4th in AAAA State. Named to Individual All-Region Cross Country Team. Captain of both Cross Country and Track Teams. State track qualifier. Spirit of McIntosh Marching Band 4-year member and Captain. Graduated top 1% in class. Four-year Varsity letter winner, team captain on University of Evansville D-1 Cross Country team, which was Academic All-American three years. Post grad runner with numerous 1st place finishes in road, trail and Adventure races, marathons, triathlons and duathlons. Two-time XTERRA regional champ; two-time national champ; won women’s amateur XTERRA Pan Am title in 2016 and 2017; age group World Champion in 2018. USA Triathlon Off-Road Triathlete of the Year 2018 and 2017; four- time USA Triathlon All American; and Ms. XTERRA 2017.
--Rob Berschinski, Class of 1998; being inducted as Distinguished Alumnus. Academic and athletic stand-out at MHS. 1998 STAR Student; National Merit Finalist; Senior VIP; Honor Graduate; President, German National Honor Society; Model UN leader; Science Olympiad champion with multiple individual, team titles. Earned ten varsity letters in cross country, track, swimming. Member 1996 Cross Country State AAAA champions, ranked 10th in nation; State swimming and track qualifier. Full Air Force ROTC scholarship to Yale. Graduated with honors with Political Science degree, concentrating in International Relations. Air Force ROTC National Cadet of Year; Intelligence Officers Course valedictorian. Won full tuition teaching fellowship back at Yale, earned Masters in International Relations, concentrating in Security Policy; program valedictorian. Served in Departments of Defense and State, on White House National Security Council Staff, Senate Appropriations Sub-Committee on Defense, and U.S. Mission to the United Nations.
--Joseph Jarrell, Longtime MHS Faculty 1988-2015; being inducted as Distinguished Alumnus. Taught World History and was a mentor as well as highly regarded and involved educator. 1991 STAR teacher and 2004 Coca Cola Scholars Foundation Educator of Distinction. Created Top Banana award to recognize his students who earned exceptional test scores. Sponsored Young Republicans Club for over two decades. Elected President of 1300-member Fayette County Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE). Led and served on multiple committees to improve teaching, revise curriculum, upgrade standards, select scholarship recipients, classroom management, and more. Selected students for Governors Honors program in Social Studies and judged DAR Essays. Sought-after panelist and workshop presenter. Longtime Atlanta Journal Constitution editorial contributor. Won prestigious private foundation and government grants. Retired from McIntosh in 2015 and now works as Social Studies writer at the BJU Press.
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