Senior Sendoff: Alex Schell - Madisonville-North Hopkins

Athlete Name: Alex Schell

School: Madisonville-North Hopkins High School

What was your most memorable meet and why? 3A Regional Championship. We won the meet as a team for the first time since 1984. 

Where did you face your biggest competition? State Meet

Out of all of your high school accomplishments which stands out the most and why? Breaking 16:30 in the 5k

If you could do it all over again what would you change about your running career in high school? I would train more in the summer and get my base miles in. 

What were the most difficult obstacles you had to overcome? The week prior two of our team member had the flu. 

What will you miss the most? My teammates 

Do you have any advice for younger athletes? Invite your friends out to run. When your best friends are your teammates it makes the sport so much more enjoyable. 

What are your post-highschool or college plans? I plan to run at the D1 level in college.

Who would you like to say thank you to? My coach, Colonel Patton for giving so much to the cross country program and being the best coach I could ask for.