Bret McDaniel (Class of 2010) is the definition of an all-around athlete. A standout in Cross Country, Swimming, and Track, she has two Region Championships, two State Runner-Ups, and a State Championship (2008) in Cross Country. In Track, McDaniel was the 1600m State Champion in both 2009 and 2010. In 2009 she was also the 3200m State Champion. McDaniel was the State Runner-up three other times in these long-distance track events. As a member of the swim team, she was a three-time State Qualifier. Her name still stands in the school record book as a member of the 200 Medley Relay team.
McDaniel competed in both Cross Country and Track at the University of Georgia, where she earned both Academic All-American and All-American Honors.
The Raiders inducted McDaniel to the Athletic Hall of Fame in 2016.