Madonna Thompson, former standout basketball player for the Collinwood Trojanettes, was honored on Friday night, January 27, with the retirement of her Collinwood Trojanette jersey. “Such a nice surprise!” said Thompson. “I had no idea this was going to happen! I am so honored to have my jersey retired from Collinwood High School!”
Thompson received many honors during her basketball career at Collinwood; among those honors was scoring 1,841 points during her four-year high school career. She went on to play basketball at the University of Alabama after graduation, and was a four-year starting guard.
Thompson is currently continuing her coaching career as Head Coach of the Lady Buccaneers at Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where she began her coaching career many years ago. She and her Shelton State team have also received many honors for their accomplishments.