Inducted in 2019
As a Pioneers student-athlete, Donna Roisom was undefeated in tennis. She competed as the team's number one singles competitor and finished first in NCWSA. Roisom was a member of the championship team as well as the all-star tennis team. She was also a member of the women’s basketball all-star honorable mention and championship teams. Her collective sports experiences resulted in 10 letters out of 12 seasons during her collegiate tenure. Since graduating, Roisom has received prep honors as district coach of the year for girls (1997) and boys (1998-99, 2002, 2005). She also received Oregon coach of the year for boys (2002) and girls (2018) plus sectional coach of the year twice (boys - 2002, girls - 2018).
In 2016, Roisom was asked to coach by the parents and players of Grant High School, which she has been doing since at the time of her induction. Under her coaching, a singles player or doubles team has gone to state every year.Roisom’s passion has always being teaching and coaching, and she continues to teach tennis to this day. She also currently plays on seven different tennis teams.
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