Craig Milliard has participated in football, indoor track, and outdoor track during his four-year career at Thornton Academy in Saco. He earned a berth on the varsity football team as a junior and during his senior campaign, he played both ways in helping the Golden Trojans reach the Western Maine Class A semi-finals. He was named by the Journal Tribune as a second team All-York County tight end and was named Most Improved Player for his team.
Craig has distinguished himself in both indoor and outdoor track and field. During the winter season, he has been one of the leading scorers for the Golden Trojans, and set a school record in the long jump as a junior. He was a key member of the Thornton squad that finished third in the state Class A meet during both the 2007 and 2008 seasons. He was state runner-up in the long jump and fourth in the hurdles at the 2008 state Class A indoor meet. As a junior he was runner-up in the long jump at the Class A outdoor state championships and competed in the New England Track and Field championships in that event.
In addition to his athletic activities, Craig has proven to be an outstanding performer in the classroom. He has received numerous awards in mathematics, the social sciences, and computer applications. He has also served in student government as a member of the Thornton Academy Student Council and is a member of the National Honor Society.
Craig has a career grade point average of 3.858 and ranks 29th in his class of 286 students. He plans to attend Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in the fall and has been accepted to that school's Engineering Physics program. He is the son of Richard and Angelique Milliard of Saco.
Maine Sports Hall of Fame
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The Maine Sports Hall of Fame was established in 1972 for the purpose of: 1) appointing and bestowing recognition awards and scholarships to outstanding Maine high school scholar-athletes; and, 2) to formally honor and memorialize Maine athletes and sports figures who have brought distinction and honor to the state of Maine.