Karen (Swanson) Bonertz - WHS Class of 1979

Karen (Swanson) Bonertz - WHS Class of 1979

Tennis - SW Conference Champions ’74-78; Sub-Section Champions ’74-78; Section runner-up ‘74; SW Conference Singles Champion, 2nd Place, 3rd Place;  SW Conference Runner-up; Sub-Section Singles Champion; Section Singles 3rd place; SW Conference 2nd Singles Champion; Sub-Section Doubles Champion; Section Doubles 3rd; 2 time State participant Doubles; Sub-Region Champions; State Team participant; Sub-Region Doubles Champion; Region Doubles Champion; 2 time MVP

Basketball - Conference Champions; 4 time Sub-Region Champions; Region Champions, 2 time Region Runner-up; State participant; Most Rebounds in 1 game; Most Free Throws in 1 game; 3 time All Conference; 3 time All Area 1st Team; 3 time Season Scoring Leader; 2 time Season Field Goal Percentage; 3 time Season Rebound Leader; 3 Time Most Valuable; 2 time Top  Free Throw Percentage; Record for Most Rebounds in 1 Season and Longest Winning Streak

Track - Highest scorer ‘76; Record for 400X4 relay ‘79; Voted Outstanding Field Individual

Academics and Awards - National Honor Society; Top 5 in Graduating Class; Won 11 Letters; Outstanding Girl Athlete ‘79

College - Augustana, South Dakota - Tennis, Division II Flight II Doubles Champion ’79, AIAW Region 6 Division II Doubles Champion ’80, North Central Intercollegiate Conference 1st Doubles 2nd Place; St. Thomas - Masters in Business Administration

Karen is married to Terry Bonertz and an accountant for Roseount Corporation.  She plays Volvo league tennis at 4.5 level and recreational volleyball and racquetball.