North Central College alumna Kristy (Kunert ’95) Sandberg has been inducted into the Orion High School Hall of Fame in her hometown.
“Kristy was always on the move while here at OHS. She was a member of the volleyball, basketball, softball and track teams as well as a cheerleader and Executive Council member. It was in the areas of volleyball and basketball where Kristy showcased her talents,” OHS Principal Nathan DeBaillie said at the induction ceremony. His remarks were published in the Orion Gazette.
As a Cardinal, Sandberg played volleyball and basketball and was twice named College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin All-Conference in volleyball. She was a two-time CCIW All-Academic Member as part of the basketball team. As a senior she was captain of both the volleyball and basketball teams and earned the basketball team’s Pat Paski Sportsmanship Award. She was named the College’s 1995 Female Athlete of the Year. She earned her degree in accounting.