September 2016, Volume 20, Number 4

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Paige Mcpherson poses with her bronze medal at the 2012 Olympic games
Competing in Rio this summer was MDC alumna Paige McPherson, who had won a bronze in women’s taekwondo under 67 kg category at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Olympians in Our Midst

MDC’s stellar athletic tradition carried forth to Rio when alumna Paige McPherson competed this year. To read about her earlier bronze in women’s taekwondo in London in 2012, see

This year a mother’s dreams for her daughter were fulfilled when Brianna Rollins won the gold in the women’s 100-meter hurdles. That proud moment was celebrated at the fall convocation at MDC’s Medical Campus, where Brianna’s mother Temperance Rollins works as a public safety officer.

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