Villa Madonna Academy
Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

2009 Inductees
Becky Ruehl Amann ‘95
Carla Austin ‘72
Lori Erpenbeck ‘81
Kim Gunning ‘78
Melisa Schreiber Harkrader ‘85
Jane Scheper Meier ‘69
Kelly Reutman Roberts ‘95
Lisa Scheper ‘76
the late Coach Dennis Van Houten


2015 Inductees
Mary Jo Dressman Pursley '77
Fredda Simpson '81
Stephanie Scheper Gillcrist '83
Beth Rechtin Venard '89
Lisa Warman '81
Regina Noll Ransdell '93
J.J. Santos '93
Kate O'Toole '01
Sarah Stamper '05


Northern Kentucky Athletic Directors Hall of Fame Inductees

The following Villa Madonna Academy athletes have been inducted into the NKY Athletic Directors Hall of Fame:

2018-Don Shields
2006-Kelly Reutman
2003-Melisa Harkrader
2002-Jane Meier
2001-Lisa Scheper
2000-Kim Gunning
1999-Lori Erpenbeck

 

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2015 Inductees 
(seated l to r): Beth Rechtin Venard '89, Stephanie Scheper Gillcrist '83, Regina Noll Ransdell '93 and Lisa Warman '81. (Back row l to r): J. J. Santos '93, Sarah Stamper '05, Fredda Simpson '81, Kate O'Toole '01 and Mary Jo Dressman Pursley '77.

 

1980 State Championship 
Volleyball Team Honored

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At the 2015 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction, the 1980 volleyball team was recognized on the 35th anniversary of their state championship. Pictured (seated l to r) Fredda Simpson, Lori Erpenbeck, Lisa Warman, and Stephanie Scheper Gillcrist. (standing l to r) Coach Carla Austin, Julie Coleman Franke, Polly Rippe Dickmann, Jill, Scheper Neltner, Janie Scheper Grosser, and Monica Barnes Krummen. Not pictured: Debbie Warner and Diane Enzweiler

 

1970s Swim Teams
Recognized

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In 1974, 1975, and 1976, Villa's swim teams were state champions. In 1972, 1973, and 1977, they were state runners-up. The swim team were recognized by Villa Athletic Director, Eric Schmitt, at the Hall of Fame. Click for the full story and a complete list of swimmers.

 

6 State Championship
Swim Banners Unveiled

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The swim teams were surprised by the unveiling of their state championship banners. All six banners will be hung in the gym to recognize them for their athletic legacy at Villa.

2009 Induction Program