North Central College - Naperville, IL

Former coach receives eighth Cleo Tanner Award

Karen Hill, former coach of women’s basketball and volleyball teams
Karen Hill wins Cleo Tanner Award for Outstanding Contributions to North Central’s women’s athletics during National Girls and Women in Sports Day Celebration.

Karen Hill was honored as the College’s eighth Cleo Tanner Award winner for Outstanding Contributions to North Central College Women’s Athletics on Tuesday, Feb. 5, as part of the 27th annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day Celebration.

Hill was named North Central’s head coach in 1977 for both the women’s basketball and volleyball teams, or half the women’s varsity athletic programs, and made significant contributions during her six years as coach. Read more.

National Girls and Women in Sports Day Celebration

National Girls and Women in Sports Day Celebration 2011
North Central College continued its tradition of leadership in the recognition and celebration of women’s athletics.

North Central College continued its tradition of leadership in the recognition and celebration of women’s athletics on Tuesday, Feb. 1, conducting its sixth annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) Luncheon in the Harold and Eva White Activities Center.

A crowd of nearly 200 attendees were on hand for the event, which recognizes the strides made in women’s athletics over the past 60 years.

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