Thirteen (13) members of John F. Kennedy Memorial High School 2016-2017 Boys Championship Track began the school year being awarded championship rings for their excellence in track and events during last school term. The Hornets were the 2017 Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 1A Boys Track and Field Champions. The state track and field event was held on the campus of Pearl High School in May. The Hornets amassed 91 total team points by finishing first, second, or third place in the 100 Meter Dash, 200 Meter Dash, 400 Meter Dash, 1600 Meter Run, 3200 Meter Run, 110 Meter Hurdles, 300 Meter Hurdles, 4 X 200 Meter Relay, and 4 X 400 Meter Relay. Ms. Linda Allen serves as the boys track team coach.