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Madalyn Bardowell is a member of the Firebirds swim team and the Thomas Law Attorneys Student-Athlete of the Week.
In addition to the Southern Nash swim team, Madalyn also runs cross country, swims for the YMCA, studies jiu-jitsu, completed a half-marathon and currently is training for her first triatholon.
The daughter of Doris Bardowell and Danny Bardowell of Elm City, Madalyn has a 3.5 GPA and has taken honors and Advanced Placement classes throughout her high school career.
Outside of school, she volunteers at the local hospital and with a nursing home.
A senior, Madalyn will attend Western Carolina University in the fall, where she plans to study forensic pathology.