Athletic Hall of Fame: Cheryl (Paxson) Blakney '81

Standout athlete in girls’ basketball and girls’ volleyball… set a school single-game record with 28 rebounds… member of the 1979-80 team that went 23-6 and finished third in the IHSA Class A Tournament, which marked the school’s first-ever state trophy in any sport… cited to the IHSA All-Tournament second team that season… all-conference selection in both basketball and volleyball… basketball team MVP as a senior in 1981… cited to the all-area team by the Joliet Herald News… member of the Girls Athletic Association… earned a basketball scholarship to Bradley University.