A 1982 graduate of Lake County High School, Stephanie Stegall's stellar prep career consisted of All-State honors in three sports. In Cross Country, she was instrumental in garnering the Panthers three State Championship team titles. As an individual she placed fourth as a sophomore and seventh as a junior.
Her senior year she was the individual State Champion, the first Lady Panther to do so. In Nordic Skiing, Stephanie was runner-up at the State Championship both her sophomore and junior season. Her sophomore year in Track she placed fifth in the 1500m and second in the 3000m. A successful Nordic Skier, Stephanie was also active in RMD competition.