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McKenzie School Board to Consider Naming Football Stadium

Posted 1/31/23

McKENZIE — Wade Comer Stadium is the proposed name for the unnamed McKenzie High School Football Stadium, located behind the McKenzie Middle School.

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McKenzie School Board to Consider Naming Football Stadium

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McKENZIE — Wade Comer Stadium is the proposed name for the unnamed McKenzie High School Football Stadium, located behind the McKenzie Middle School.

McKenzie Special School District Board of Education meets February 7, 5:30 p.m., on Bell Avenue to consider that proposal.

Coach Comer has twenty-two years at the helm and is the most winning coach in McKenzie history. He has taken three teams to the state championship game, winning the 2022 championship and completing a perfect 15-game winning season.

The field is named in honor of Coach Randy Thomas, who served both as head coach and assistant coach at McKenzie. Thomas retired from the school as the assistant high school principal and assistant football coach. He still serves as a volunteer coach.

In other business, the Board will:

Consider for approval budget amendments to the McKenzie Special School District funds.

Consider for approval, amend 2022-2023 School Calendar to change March 23rd to a regular school day.

Consider for approval, on first reading, the following amendments to the McKenzie Special School District Board of Education Policy Manual.

4.212 Virtual Education Program.

4.301 Interscholastic Athletics.

6.319 Alternative School Programs.

Consider for approval, the adoption of new math textbook series.

Consider for approval, MHS Alumni Association to use McKenzie Special School District name, logo, mottos, symbols, etc.

Consider for approval, to name the football stadium Wade Comer Stadium.

Chairperson LaShonda Williams discuss the Director of Schools search process.

Hear the Director’s Report.

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