New McPherson HS Wall of Fame Inductees

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The McPherson High School Wall of Fame is making room for nine more members on December 6th. The induction ceremony will occur between the girls’ and boy’s basketball games versus Andover. After the games, the public is invited to a reception in the commons at MHS for the inductees and their guests.

The new inductees are:

Anotidaishe Chikunya 

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2018-19

Massachusetts August Wilson Monologue Competition Champion

New York August Wilson Montage Broadway Performer

Framingham/Wellesley Poetry Out Loud Champion

 

2017-18

Framingham/Wellesley Poetry Out Loud Champion

Massachusetts Poetry Out Loud State Finalist

Massachusetts Youth Cities Grad Award Winner

Technovation National Competitor

 

2016-17

KSHSAA Class 4A State Forensics Champion-Prose Interpretation

MHS Forensics Varsity Competitor of the Year

NCFL National Qualifier-ODEC

NFL National Qualifier-POI

 

2015-16

NCFL National Qualifier-ODEC

MHS State Scholars Bowl Participant

MHS Novice Debater of the Year

MHS Talent Show-2nd Place

Class of 2019


Megan Eisenbarth

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2018-19
KMEA All-State Band
South Central KMEA District Honor Band
MHS Outstanding Concert Band Musician
KMEA Select Women’s Choir Ensemble-Alto

Leonard Bernstein Award for Creativity and Musicianship Recipient

KBCA Academic All-State Team
MHS Salutatorian
Kansas Governor’s Scholar

2017-18
KMEA All-State Band

South Central KMEA District Honor Orchestra
MHS Outstanding Marching Band Musician

Member of the KSHSAA Class 4A-DI State Championship BB Team

2016-17
KMEA All-State Band

South Central KMEA District Honor Orchestra
KSHSAA Class 4A State Track Qualifier-Discus

2015-16

KSHSAA State Solo Festival, Trumpet-Superior (I) Rating

Class of 2019 


Kari Ellet 

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2018-19
KMEA All-State Choir
National Choral Award
KCDA All-State Women’s Choir
South Central KMEA District Honor Choir

2017-18
KMEA All-State Choir
KCDA All-State Women’s Choir
South Central KMEA District Honor Choir
KSHSAA State Solo Festival-Superior (I) Rating

Member of the 2018 KSHSAA Class 4A State Championship Basketball Team

2016-17
KMEA All-State Choir
KCDA All-State Women’s Choir
South Central KMEA District Honor Choir
KSHSAA State Solo Festival-Superior (I) Rating

2015-16

KCDA All-State Treble Honor Choir
South Central KMEA District Honor Choir

Class of 2019


Katie Hemenway

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2018-19
KMEA All-State Band

NAfME All-National Honor Band Alternate
South Central KMEA District Honor Band-1 st Chair Orchestra
KSHSAA State Solo Festival-Superior (I) Rating
MHS Outstanding Concert Musician

2017-18
KMEA All-State Band

South Central KMEA District Honor Orchestra
KSHSAA State Solo Festival-Superior (I) Rating

2016-17
KMEA All-State Band

South Central KMEA District Honor Orchestra
KSHSAA State Solo Festival-Superior (I) Rating

2015-16

John Philip Sousa State Honor Band
South Central KMEA District Honor Band
KSHSAA State Solo Festival-Superior (I) Rating

Class of 2019


Benjamin Hopkins

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2018-19

KMEA All-State Orchestra

NAfME All-National Orchestra

Wichita Youth Symphony-Principal Tuba

Newton Mid-Kansas Youth Concerto Competition Winner

John Philip Sousa Award Recipient

MHS Outstanding Concert Musician

 

2017-18

KMEA All-State Band

NAfME All-National Wind Ensemble

Wichita Youth Symphony-Principal Tuba

MHS Outstanding Concert Musician

 

2016-17

KMEA All-State Band

Class 4A State Power Lifting Champion-148 lbs.

Class of 2019


Drew Moffitt

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1999-2000

Kansas Baseball Gatorade Player of the Year
KABC Class 5A 1 st Team All-State Baseball
AVL 1 st Team All-League Baseball
HM Class 5A All-State Basketball
AVL 2 nd Team Basketball

1998-99

KABC Class 5A 1 st Team All-State Baseball
AVL 1 st Team All-League Baseball
Class 5A 2 nd Team All-State Basketball
AVL 2 nd Team Basketball

Member of the 1999 Class 5A State Champion Basketball Team

Wichita State University

Missouri Valley Conference 1 st Team Baseball-2002, 2003 & 2004

2004 Collegiate Homerun Leader-26

Member of the Missouri Valley All-Century Baseball Team
2003 MLB Draft Pick-Boston Red Sox
2004 MLB Draft Pick-Baltimore Orioles

Class of 2000


Scott Radke

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2018-19

KSHSAA Class 5A State Wrestling Champion-160 lbs. (40-2)

AVCTL 1st Team Wrestler

KWCA #2 All-Class Wrestler-160 lbs.

KWCA All-Academic 1st Team Wrestler

National Team Kansas Member

Bob Kuhn Prairie Classic Outstanding Wrestler

MHS Winter Homecoming King

Kansas Honor Scholar

 

2017-18

KSHSAA Class 4A State Wrestling Runner-up-152 lbs. (40-4)

AVCTL 1st Team Wrestler

KWCA #6 All-Class Wrestler-152 lbs.

National Team Kansas Member

 

2016-17

KSHSAA Class 4A State Wrestling Qualifier-145 lbs. (31-12)

AVCTL 2nd Team Wrestler

2015-16

AVCTL Honorable Mention Wrestler-138 lbs. (11-20)

Career Stats

MHS Career Record 122-38 (3rd all-time)

MHS Record Holder:  Season Takedowns-256 & Career Takedowns-470

First MHS Wrestler with back-to-back 40 win seasons

7th in Kansas in All-Time Season Takedowns-256

15th in Kansas in All-Time Career Takedowns-470

Class of 2019


Tom Young

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MHS Head Football Coach 2006-2014
MHS Record 72-25 with Nine Playoff Appearances
Transformed MHS Football Culture after 18-year Playoff Drought
Developed and Installed MHS Speed-Power-Strength Program

Career Kansas Head Football Coach Record 343-111, 3rd All-time (44 years)

3x State Champion
1979-Hanover Class 2A
1982-Wellington Class 4A
1994-Derby Class 4A

Seven State Championship Game Appearances
1979 Topeka Capitol Journal Coach of the Year
1983 KFCA Coach of the Year
1984 Head Coach-Kansas Elks All-Star Game
1987 Head Coach-Kansas Elks All-Star Game
1989 Asst. Coach-Kansas Shrine Bowl All-Star Game
1990 Head Coach-Kansas Shrine Bowl All-Star Game
1994 Topeka Capitol Journal Coach of the Year
1994 Wichita Eagle Coach of the Year
1994 Associated Press Coach of the Year

Multiple Recipient of AVL & AVCTL Coach of the Year Honors


Mary Ann Wurm

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2018-19
KMEA All-State Band
South Central KMEA District Honor Band
MHS Marching Band Drum Major

2017-18
KMEA All-State Band
South Central KMEA District Honor Band
MHS Band Vice President
MHS Marching Band Drum Major

2016-17
KMEA All-State Band
South Central KMEA District Honor Band
MHS Marching Band Drum Major

2015-16

KSHSAA State Solo Festival, Clarinet Quartet-Superior (I) Rating
KSHSAA Regional Solo Festival, Clarinet Quartet-Superior (I) Rating

Class of 2019

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