Maddi Yingst

Senior Spotlight: Madison Rose Yingst

Madison Rose Yingst was born June 3, 1999, in Lima Memorial Hospital Lima, Ohio. Her family consists of four people her mom, Rebekah, her dad Mark, and her twin brothers Ryan and Braden. Maddi has gone to Temple Christian School for thirteen years. In that time frame  Maddi has done: Volleyball for four years, Basketball for four years, Track and Field for four years, Band for two years, Choir for two years, National Honors Society for two years, and four years with the drama department playing in Music Man, Safely Home, and Anchors Away. Her hobbies include hurdles, Netflix, and reading.

When asked about what her favorite childhood memory was, Yingst said, “My favorite childhood memory would have to be riding three wheelers with my dad and little brothers.” Maddi’s favorite sports team is the Tennessee Volunteers. Gray’s Anatomy is her favorite TV show, and her favorite quote comes from that show, “What’s broken can be mended, What’s hurt can be healed, No matter how dark it gets the sun will rise again” Her favorite book is The Hunger Games Series. Yingst’s ‘favorite movie is Fast and Furious. The best vacation that Maddi has ever gone was to Florida in March of 2017 with Sydney Rex. Maddi drives a Black 2006 Hyundai Sonata.

When asked about her high school experience Maddi says, “High School has definitely been hard, but even through the struggles it has helped me grow and become a better person.” Once out of high school Maddi hopes to pursue a career in Physical Therapy, “I want to become a physical therapist because I have had multiple surgeries due to sports injuries and I have had a lot of physical therapy. I want to be able to help kids like me that have been taken out of the game because of injury. I want to stay involved in the world of sports.” She has wanted to be a Physical Therapist since she has started high school. Growing up Maddi was blessed to grow up in a Christian home with a strong family. She has always been very energetic, and outgoing making friends was never a challenge for her. Being in a Christian school has really helped her walk with Christ, and she is grateful for all the friendships that she has made throughout her time here. She has always been athletic and heavily involved in sports. She began to excel in track her sophomore year, and it soon became her passion.