During her 4 years at CHS, Katie Stern participated in 11 IHSAA state meets and was awarded 18 IHSAA state medals in track, gymnastics, and cross country.
Stern competed in IHSAA state cross country finals all 4 years. She was ninth in the state in 1986, 5th in 1987, 24th in 1988, and 57th in 1989.
She was a member of the state champion gymnastics team in 1987, 1988, and 1989. She was named state champion in vault and all-around in 1987 and on uneven bars in 1988. She was second in the state on uneven bars in 1989.
She competed in IHSAA state finals in track and field all 4 years. In 1987 she was second in 3200 and fifth in 1600. In 1988 she was second in 3200 and third in 1600. In 1989 she was third in 1600 and sixth in 3200. In 1990 she was sixth in 3200.
Stern was also a member of National Honor Society.
Source: Gary Hufferd, Connersville News-Examiner, June 20, 1990.