On Saturday April 26, 2014, Malcolm X Shabazz High School’s, outdoor track team, won 1st place at the 2014 Penn Relays Event # 411.For the first time in several years, the Shabazz Bulldogs won the 4×400 heat by running 3:24.82.
Since Principal Mills became our leader, Coach Damon Harrison has been an integral part of the transformation of Malcolm X Shabazz High School. A former Shabazz athlete, Coach Harrison realized that sports provided him with wonderful opportunities. In fact, it was his love of sports that afforded him with options for his future. In 2013, Coach Harrison became the Head Coach for our indoor and outdoor track team. In doing such, he has coached over sixty-five (65) students.
After his first year of coaching, Damon managed to lead his team to participate in and win the 4×400 race at the 2014 Penn Relays. Kierre Dubose, a sprinter and jumper, running the 100, 200, long and triple jump has received a full four(4)year scholarship to Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina.An alumnus of Shaw University, Coach Damon Harrison works closely with their volleyball and track& field coaches. More than just a coach to his team,Coach Harrison is also a mentor, friend, brother and father. Coach Damon Harrison’s goal is to continue working with all of his students. Through this,he will encourage and provide the necessary skills needed for them to reach their goals in life.