women’s basketball, softball
Active from 1990-1994 • Inducted in 2015
Staci Panuke Sigala was a two-sport student-athlete from 1990-94, playing women’s basketball and softball. Her Hall of Fame 1993-94 basketball team qualified for the National Tournament and was ranked 11th in the NAIA poll after finishing with a 26-5 overall record and an 11-1 mark in the conference en route to the league title. That season, Panuke won the Joe Huston Athlete of the Year Award while also earning All-Conference and All-District Honorable Mention nods. A four-year student-athlete in basketball, her teams went a combined 85-31, winning at least 25 games her junior and senior seasons. For the softball team, Panuke was selected All-Conference First-Team as an outfielder in 1993 before leading the team in ERA in 1994.
After graduation, Staci worked as a television news/sports producer for KATU-TV in Portland where she covered many stories highlighting children in need in our community. This moved Staci to change her career and focus on raising money and awareness for children’s causes. For 13 years, Staci worked as a Director of Development & Communications for Junior Achievement, Friends of the Children and CASA for Children, helping to raise more than $10 million for these children’s charities. Staci lives in Happy Valley, Ore. with her husband Al Sigala, their son Adam and puppy Bandit.
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