McMillian to be inducted into the MACJC Sports Hall of Fame

Curtis McMillan of Mendenhall will be inducted into the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) Sports Hall of Fame at a banquet set for April 24 on the Rankin Campus of Hinds Community College.

McMillan is a 1960 graduate of Co-Lin where he was named first team All-State as a member of the Wolfpack football team. After Co-Lin, McMillan attended Mississippi College and graduated from Delta State University with a bachelor’s degree in education. He served as an assistant coach at Co-Lin for two years under Charlie King.

McMillan is a former educator and coach at Wesson High School and currently is the owner of a real estate and appraisal service in Mendenhall. He served eight years as an alderman for Mendenhall, four as mayor pro tem and city judge. He is a former member of the Lions Club and was active in the founding of Simpson County Academy. He is a member of Jackson Board of Realtors and is a past president of the Co-Lin Athletic Alumni Association.

McMillan and his wife, Kay have two children, Margaret Smith and Melinda Thomas, and five grandchildren. They are active in First Baptist Church of Mendenhall where he serves as a deacon.