|When the girls' interscholastic athletics program was re-established at Wenatchee High, Lori stepped into the limelight as a star performer. She led the basketball team in scoring all three years that she played for the Panthers and established the program's first standard of point production by averaging 16.63 points per game as a junior. She was the first player for WHS over the 30 points mark after tallying 32 against Moses Lake. During her high school career, Lori scored 736 points on the hardwood and averaged 13.9 per game.
She was also a stalwart in tennis for the Panthers while winning two district doubles titles to qualify for the state tournament. She earned a total of five letters. Lori was selected to receive the "Panther Best" Award in 1976 and was a "NCW Sports Awards High School Female Athlete of the Year Finalist" in 1975 and 1976.
Lori became the first WHS female athlete to go on to play for the University of Washington where she was a starting guard in basketball and set a single game school record for assists with 11 against Washington State as well as 77 during that season. She was a "NCW Sports Awards College Female Athlete of the Year Finalist" in 1977 and 1978.
- Caricatures of inductees as they appeared while involved in WHS athletics and the synopsis of accomplishments are drawn and written by Jeff Mertes.