Derek Shoup - MCSHOF Inductee - 2024

Derek Shoup is a 1999 graduate of Ludington High School and attended Mason County Eastern from 1996 - 1998. Uniquely, Shoup holds track records at both high schools. His six records at MCE are in the 100 meter, 200, 400. long jump and he was a member of the the 400 and 800 record relay teams. He also holds four records at Ludington, in the 100, 200, 400 and was a member of the 1600 relay record team. Shoup won two state championships and two state runner-up titles in track and in his senior season, Shoup finished in the top 10 at state in four events. Shoup also competed in the United States Track Federation Junior Olympic Program, qualifying for the Junior Olympic Finals at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. Shoup placed sixth in the long jump at the finals with a jump of 22 feet, 7 1/4 inches. Shoup is in the Michigan High School Indoor Track and Field All-Time Top 10 with a time of 5.8 seconds in the 50 meter. Shoup is the county record holder in the 100 and 400 meters and is a member of the county record 800 and 1600 meter relay teams. After graduation, Shoup went on to run four years of varsity track at Western Michigan University. Shoup was on the WMU All-Time Performers List with his 500 meter time of 1:06.64 and his 600 time of 1:23.58.