Name: Karen Coats
Year Inducted: 2012
Category: Friends of Basketball
Schools / Organizations:
(Glasford) Illini Bluffs High School
Biography: Karen was a fixture at (Glasford) Illini Bluffs Midle and High School basketball games beginning in 1986 through her induction in 2012. She began as a ticket taker and remained a loyal and devoted part of the program. Despite some health issues, Karen continued to attend and perform her duties. She has demonstrated a deep sense of dedication and loyalty to the Glasford community. Karen was excited to be inducted along with her father-in-law, Owen Coats.