LeaderSports Featured Athlete: Ella Grace Madison, Cordova High School

Words by Thomas Ingle | Images by Justin Hunter

Cordova junior Ella Grace Madison is a three-sport athlete, playing outside hitter in volleyball, point guard in basketball for coach Jonathan Gilbert, and shortstop in softball for coach Brandon Millican.

Ella has a perfect 4.0 GPA, and her favorite subject is math. She is also involved in the National Honor Society and Beta Club.

“I was out for nine months because of a medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) injury. I overcame that adversity thanks to my teammates and coaches. I never felt alone with them there,” Ella expressed.

After graduating in May 2025, she plans to attend college on a scholarship and become an engineer. 

Ella is the daughter of Josh and Cindy Madison. 

Let’s congratulate this outstanding student-athlete on her many accomplishments! WL