Stacey (Favor) Gerbers, an administrative assistant at Fairmont High School and former athlete at Martin County West High School, was recently inducted into Bethany Lutheran University’s Athletic Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony took place on Friday night at the university’s campus in Mankato, Minnesota.
When Gerbers learned that she had been selected for the Hall of Fame, she was shocked and speechless. Despite her success in athletics, she is humble and doesn’t like to talk about her accomplishments. Gerbers will be inducted alongside other athletes, including Matt Kuster, Kelly Kaybon, Brent Thomas, and Eric Schutte.
During her time at Bethany Lutheran University, Gerbers earned several athletic honors, including being named to the National Junior College Athletic Association’s All-American Volleyball First Team in 2002. She also received academic honors and the NJCAA Region XIII Achievement Award. In basketball, Gerbers recorded impressive stats, showcasing her versatility as a player.
In high school, Gerbers had a successful career in both volleyball and basketball. She finished her prep career with impressive stats and earned multiple All-Area and All-League honors. Despite her accomplishments, Gerbers admits to feeling nervous about giving a speech at the induction ceremony. Her family, including her husband and four daughters, will be there to support her and help calm her nerves.
Overall, Gerbers is honored to be inducted into the Hall of Fame and grateful to share the moment with her loved ones.