From now on, when Mill Creek teams take to the field, they will be reminded of the man who led through its early years -- an educator with more than four decades of experience.
In a surprise pre-game ceremony on Friday, Aug. 31, the football field at Mill Creek Community Stadium was named Markham Field in honor of . Markham is currently battling a recurrence of cancer and is retiring in order to pursue treatment.
Prior to the kickoff of the Mill Creek versus Dacula game, Markham was presented with a letterman jacket and a plaque to commemorate the field naming.
Dr. Markham has been principal of Mill Creek since its opening in 2004. He served as principal of Berkmar High School from 1994-2004 and was a teacher and assistant principal at Parkview High School from 1991-1993.
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